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Free self-hosted softwares

Selfhosting is the process of locally hosting and managing applications instead of renting from SaaS providers.

This is a list of Free Software network services and web applications which can be hosted locally. Non-Free software is listed on the Non-Free page.

See Contributing.


For personal analytics/dashboards, see Personal Dashboards

Web Analytics

  • AWStats – Generates web, streaming, ftp or mail server statistics graphically. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 Perl
  • Countly – Real time mobile and web analytics, crash reporting and push notifications platform. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Javascript
  • Druid – Distributed, column-oriented, real-time analytics data store. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Java
  • Fathom Analytics – Simple & trustworthy website analytics. (Source CodeMIT Go
  • GoAccess – Real-time web log analyzer and interactive viewer that runs in a terminal. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 C
  • Hastic – Hackable time series pattern recognition tool with UI for Grafana. (Source CodeApache-2.0Python/Nodejs
  • KISSS – Very minimalistic (KISS) website statistics tool. (Source CodeMIT Go
  • Matomo – Leading open-source analytics platform that gives you more than just powerful analytics, formerly known as Piwik. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 PHP
  • Open Web Analytics – Google Analytics and Piwik alternative. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 PHP
  • Rakam – Custom analytics platform that allows you to create your own analytics services. Integrate with any data source (web, mobile, IoT etc.), analyze data with SQL and create dashboards. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Java
  • Serposcope – Serposcope is a free and open-source rank tracker to monitor websites ranking in Google and improve your SEO performances. (Source CodeMIT Java
  • Snowplow – Have every single event, from your websites, mobile apps, desktop applications and server-side systems, stored in your own data warehouse and available to action in real-time. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Scala
  • Suet  – Detailed analytics and reporting for your Mailgun transactional emails. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 Nodejs

Business Intelligence

  • Metabase – Simple Dashboarding and GUI Query tool, Nightly Emails and Slack Integration w/ PostgreSQL, MySQL, Redshift and other DBs. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Clojure
  • Redash – connect to over 18 types of databases (SQL and “NoSQL”), query your data, visualize it and create dashboards. Everything has a URL that can be shared. Slack and HipChat integration. (DemoSource CodeBSD-2-Clause Python
  • Superset – Modern, enterprise-ready business intelligence web application. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Python

Social Media

Archiving and Digital Preservation (DP)

Some Content Management System solutions also feature archiving and digital preservation.

  • Access to Memory (AtoM) – Web-based, open source application for standards-based archival description and access in a multilingual, multi-repository environment. (DemoSource CodeAGPL-3.0-only PHP
  • Archivematica – Mature digital preservation system designed to maintain standards-based, long-term access to collections of digital objects. (DemoSource CodeAGPL-3.0-only Python
  • ArchiveBox – Self-hosted “wayback machine” that creates HTML & screenshot archives of sites from your bookmarks, browsing history, RSS feeds, or other sources. (DemoSource CodeMIT Python
  • ArchivesSpace – Archives information management application for managing and providing Web access to archives, manuscripts and digital objects. (DemoSource CodeECL-2.0 Ruby
  • Collective Access: Providence – Highly configurable Web-based framework for management, description, and discovery of digital and physical collections supporting a variety of metadata standards, data types, and media formats. (Source CodeGPL-3.0-only PHP


  • Alltube – Web interface for youtube-dl, a program to download videos and audio from more than 100 websites. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 PHP
  • AmIUnique – Learn how identifiable you are on the Internet (browser fingerprinting tool). (Source CodeMIT Java
  • Beehive – Flexible event and agent system, which allows you to create your own agents that perform automated tasks triggered by events and filters. AGPL-3.0 Go
  • CouchPotato – CouchPotato is an automatic Video Library Manager for Movies. Automatic torrent/nzb searching, downloading, and processing at the qualities you want. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 Python
  • Episodes  – Self Hosted TV show Episode tracker and recommender built using django, bootstrap4. MIT Python
  • feed2toot – Feed2toot parses a RSS feed, extracts the last entries and sends them to Mastodon. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 Python
  • feedmixer – FeedMixer is a WSGI (Python3) micro web service which takes a list of feed URLs and returns a new feed consisting of the most recent n entries from each given feed(Returns Atom, RSS, or JSON). (DemoWTFPL Python
  • FHEM – FHEM is used to automate common tasks in the household like switching lamps and heating. It can also be used to log events like temperature or power consumption. You can control it via web or smartphone frontends, telnet or TCP/IP directly. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 Perl
  • Gekko – Gekko is a Bitcoin TA trading and backtesting bot which support multiple exchanges and cryptocurrencies. (Source CodeMIT Nodejs
  • Gladys – Gladys is an open-source home assistant which runs on your Raspberry Pi. (Source CodeMIT Nodejs
  • Headphones – Automated music downloader for NZB and Torrent, written in Python. It supports SABnzbd, NZBget, Transmission, µTorrent, Deluge and Blackhole. GPL-3.0 Python
  • Healthchecks – Django app which listens for pings and sends alerts when pings are late. (Source CodeBSD-3-Clause Python
  • Home Assistant – Open-source home automation platform. (DemoSource CodeMIT Python
  • homebank-converter – Web app to convert an export bank file to compatible Homebank csv. (DemoAGPL-3.0HTML5
  • HRConvert2 – Drag-and-drop file conversion server with session based authentication, automatic temporary file maintenance, and logging capability. (DemoSource CodeGPL-3.0 PHP
  • Huginn – Allows you to build agents that monitor and act on your behalf. MIT Ruby
  • Http2pic – Website screenshots/renderer. It uses the wkhtmltox to render websites with various options. (Source CodeApache 2.0 PHP/Javascript
  • Kibitzr – Lightweight personal web assistant with powerful integrations. (Source CodeMIT Python
  • LazyLibrarian  – LazyLibrarian is a program to follow authors and grab metadata for all your digital reading needs. It uses a combination of Goodreads Librarything and optionally GoogleBooks as sources for author info and book info. GPL-3.0 Python
  • Leon – Open-source personal assistant who can live on your server. (DemoSource CodeMIT Node.js
  • Lidarr – Lidarr is a music collection manager for Usenet and BitTorrent users. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 C#
  • Medusa – Automatic Video Library Manager for TV Shows. It watches for new episodes of your favorite shows, and when they are posted it does its magic. GPL-3.0 Python
  • Node RED – Browser-based flow editor that helps you wiring hardware devices, APIs and online services to create IoT solutions. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Nodejs
  • openHAB – Vendor and technology agnostic open source software for home automation. (Source CodeEPL-1.0Java
  • PolitePol – Online tool for creation of RSS feeds for any web page. (DemoMIT Python
  • Poffer  – Tool that makes it easier to share the content you like thanks to Pocket+Buffer. (Source CodeMITNodejs
  • pyLoad – Lightweight, customizable and remotely manageable downloader for 1-click-hosting sites like or (Source CodeGPL-3.0 Python
  • Radarr – Radarr is an independent fork of Sonarr reworked for automatically downloading movies via Usenet and BitTorrent, à la Couchpotato. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 C#
  • RSS-Bridge – rss-bridge is a PHP project capable of generating ATOM feeds for websites which don’t have one. Public domain PHP
  • RSS Fulltext Proxy – Mirrors RSS feeds to return the full content of the items, extracted from the website. MITNodeJS
  • RSS Merger – PHP script which will take multiple RSS / Atom feeds as input and merge them into a single RSS feed. GPL-2.0 PHP
  • SickRage – SickRage is an automatic Video Library Manager for TV Shows. Automatic torrent/nzb searching, downloading, and processing at the qualities you want. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 Python
  • Sonarr – Automatic TV Shows downloader and manager for Usenet and BitTorrent. It can grab, sort and rename new episodes and automatically upgrade the quality of files already downloaded when a better quality format becomes available. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 C#
  • TriggerHappy – Open source clone of IFTTT, a bridge between your internet services. (Source CodeBSD-3-ClausePython
  • WebUI-aria2 – Interface to interact with the aria2 downloader. Very simple to use, just download and open index.html in any web browser. (DemoMIT HTML5
  • WTFDYUM  – Why The Fuck Did You Unfollow Me – Find out who stops following you on Twitter. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Java
  • Zenbot 3 – Zenbot is a lightweight, extendable, artificially intelligent trading bot for Bitcoin, Ether, Litecoin, and more. MIT Node.js

Blogging Platforms

See also Static Site GeneratorsContent Management Systems and WeblogMatrix

  • Anchor CMS – Free, lightweight, faster-than-a-bullet, simple blogging system, made for art–directed posts. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 PHP
  • Antville – Free, open source project aimed at the development of a high performance, feature rich weblog hosting software. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Javascript
  • Blogotext – Free blog-engine written in PHP and using SQLite. This offers you both an unmatched simplicity during installation and great performances. (Source CodeMIT PHP
  • Bludit  – Simple application to build a site or blog in seconds. Bludit uses flat-files (text files in JSON format) to store posts and pages. (DemoSource CodeMIT PHP
  • Cadmus – Cadmus is an extremely lightweight, flat-file blogging platform powered by Markdown. MIT PHP
  • Chyrp Lite – Extra-awesome, extra-lightweight blog engine. (Source CodeBSD-3-Clause PHP
  • Dante Stories – A self hosted Medium platform built with Ruby on Rails. (Source CodeMIT Ruby
  • Dotclear – Take control over your blog. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 PHP
  • Formtools – Powerful, flexible, free and open source PHP/MySQL script to manage your forms and data. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 PHP
  • Ghost – Just a blogging platform. (Source CodeMIT Nodejs
  • Hexo – Fast, simple and powerful blog framework, powered by Node.js. (Source CodeMIT Nodejs
  • Hotglue – Freehand CMS which allows to construct websites directly in a web-browser. It uses flat files for storage and provides an intuitive GUI. (DemoSource CodeGPL-3.0 PHP
  • htmly – Databaseless Blogging Platform (Flat-File Blog). (DemoSource CodeGPL-2.0 PHP
  • Known – Single website for all your content. (Source CodeApache-2.0 PHP
  • Noddity – It’s a blog, it’s a wiki, it’s a fast CMS. (Source CodeWTFPL Nodejs
  • Plume – Federated blogging engine, based on ActivityPub. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Ruby
  • PluXml – XML-based blog/CMS platform. (Source CodeGPL-1.0 PHP
  • Postleaf – Open source blogging platform with inline editing, handlebar templates, and a beautiful user interface. (Source CodeMIT Nodejs
  • Solo – Blogging system written in Java, feel free to create your or your team own blog. (DemoSource CodeApache-2.0 Java

Bookmarks and Link Sharing

  • dyu/bookmarks – Single-threaded/process bookmark app powered by leveldb and uWebSockets. Supports importing from Delicious and Chrome. (DemoApache-2.0 Java
  • Espial – An open-source, web-based bookmarking server. AGPL-3.0 Haskell
  • Firefox Auth Server – This project implements the core server-side API for Firefox Accounts. (Source CodeMPL-2.0Nodejs
  • Geekmarks – Personal bookmarking service focused on speed and organization using hierarchical tags. (Source CodeBSD-2-Clause Go
  • golinks – Web application that allows you to create smart bookmarks, commands and aliases by pointing your web browser’s default search engine at a running instance. Similar to bunny1 or yubnub. (DemoMIT Go
  • Lobsters – Run your own link aggregation site. (Source CodeBSD-3-Clause Ruby
  • No Fuss Bookmarks – Very simple software and service to store bookmarks especially designed for hackers (that don’t need fancy interfaces, but nice API). (Source CodeGPL-3.0 Python
  • Pinry – The tiling image board system for people who want to save, tag, and share images, videos, and webpages. (Source CodeBSD-2-Clause Python
  • Shaarli – Personal, minimalist, super-fast, no-database bookmarking and link sharing platform. (DemoZlib PHP
  • Shiori – Simple bookmark manager built with Go. MIT Go
  • unmark – Open source to do app for links. MIT PHP
  • xBrowserSync – Open source tool for syncing browser data between browsers and devices. (Source CodeMITNodejs
  • ymarks – Keep your browser’s bookmarks synchronized without limiting yourself to one provider. WTFPL C

Calendaring and Contacts Management

Some Groupware solutions also feature calendar/address book editing and synchronization.


CalDAV or CardDAV servers

  • Baïkal – Lightweight CalDAV and CardDAV server based on sabre/dav. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 PHP
  • CalendarServer – Apple, Inc.’s standards-compliant server implementing the CalDAV and CardDAV protocols shipped with macOS Server. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Python
  • calypso – Python-based CalDAV and CardDAV server, forked from Radicale. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 Python
  • DAViCal – Server for calendar sharing (CalDAV) that uses a PostgreSQL database as a data store. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 PHP
  • DecSync CC – Serverless contacts, calendar synchronization using your own file syncing method i.e Syncthing, Nextcloud etc. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 Kotlin
  • EteSync Server – End-to-end encrypted and journaled personal information server supporting calendar and contact data, offering its own clients. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Python/Django
  • Radicale – Simple calendar and contact server with extremely low administrative overhead. (Source CodeGPL-3.0Python
  • SabreDAV – Open source CardDAV, CalDAV, and WebDAV framework and server. (Source CodeMIT PHP
  • Xandikos – Open source CardDAV, CalDAV and WebDAV server with minimal administrative overhead, backed by a Git repository. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 Python

CalDAV or CardDAV clients.

  • AgenDAV – Multilanguage CalDAV web client with a rich AJAX interface and shared calendars support. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 PHP
  • DAVDroid – Open-source CalDAV/CardDAV suite and sync app for Android. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 Java
  • InfCloud – Open source CalDAV/CardDAV web client implementation. (DemoSource CodeAGPL-3.0 Javascript
  • EteSync Web – EteSync’s official Web-based client (i.e., their Web app). (DemoSource CodeAGPL-3.0TypeScript

Communication systems

Custom communication systems

  • Centrifugo – Language-agnostic real-time messaging (Websocket or SockJS) server. (DemoMIT Go
  • Cherry – Tiny webchat server. GPL-2.0 Go
  • Freenet – Anonymously share files, browse and publish “freesites” (web sites accessible only through Freenet) and chat on forums. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 Java
  • Friends – P2P chat powered by the web. (Source CodeMIT Nodejs
  • GNUnet – Free software framework for decentralized, peer-to-peer networking. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 C
  • Gotify – Self-hosted notification server with Android and CLI clients, similar to PushBullet. (Source CodeClientsMIT Go
  • Hawkpost – HawkPost is a web app that lets you create unique links that you can share with a person that desires to send you important information but doesn’t know how to encrypt it. The message is encrypted in their browser and sent to your email address. (Source CodeMIT Python
  • – WebRTC powered video conference, chat and collaborative editor. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Nodejs
  • Jitsi Meet – Jitsi Meet is an OpenSource (MIT) WebRTC Javascript application that uses Jitsi Videobridge to provide high quality, scalable video conferences. (Source CodeMIT Javascript
  • Jitsi Video Bridge – WebRTC compatible Selective Forwarding Unit (SFU) that allows for multiuser video communication. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Java
  • Kandan – Kandan is an Open Source Alternative to HipChat. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Ruby
  • KChat – PHP Based Live Chat Application. Apache-2.0 PHP
  • Lets-Chat – Self hosted chat suite written in Node. (Source CodeMIT Nodejs
  • Live Helper Chat – Live Support chat for your website. (Source CodeApache-2.0 PHP
  • Mattermost – Open-source, on-prem Slack-alternative. It can be integrated with Gitlab. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0/Apache Go
  • MiAOU – Multi-room persistent chat server. (Source CodeMIT Nodejs
  • Mibew – Mibew Messenger is an open-source live support application written in PHP and MySQL. It enables one-on-one chat assistance in real-time directly from your website. (DemoSource CodeApache-2.0 PHP
  • Mumble – Low-latency, high quality voice/text chat software. (Source CodeClientsBSD-3-Clause C++
  • Node-Chat – Not-so-basic open-source chat with admin features. MIT Nodejs
  • Rallly – Rallly is a free collaborative scheduling service. (Source CodeCC-BY-SA-4.0 Nodejs
  • RetroShare – Secured and decentralized communication system. Offers decentralized chat, forums, messaging, file transfer. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 С++
  • Jami – Free and universal communication platform which preserves the user’s privacy and freedoms (formerly GNU Ring). (Source CodeGPL-3.0 C++
  • Rocket.Chat – Teamchat solution similar to or Slack. (Source CodeMIT Nodejs
  • Spectrum 2 – Spectrum 2 is an open source instant messaging transport. It allows users to chat together even when they are using different IM networks. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 C++
  • Spreed – WebRTC audio/video calls, conferencing server, and web client. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Go
  • Synapse – Server for Matrix, an open standard for decentralized persistent communication. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Python
    • Matrix Console Web – Web client meant to be a showcase of Matrix capabilities, and reference implementation of the Matrix standard. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Javascript
    • – Fully-featured Matrix client for Web, iOS & Android. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Javascript
  • Syndie – Syndie is a libre system for operating distributed forums. CC0-1.0 Java
  • TextBelt  – Outgoing SMS API that uses carrier-specific gateways to deliver your text messages for free, and without ads. MIT Javascript
  • Tox – Distributed, secure messenger with audio and video chat capabilities. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 C
  • Tuber – Peer-to-peer video chat that works. (Source CodeMIT Javascript
  • ZeroNet  – Open, free, and uncensorable websites, using Bitcoin cryptography and BitTorrent network. (Source CodeGNU Python
  • Zulip – Zulip is a powerful, open source group chat application. (Source CodeApache/Other Python


Complete solutions

Simple deployment of a mail server, e.g. for inexperienced or impatient admins.

  • docker-mailserver – Fullstack but simple mail server (smtp, imap, antispam, antivirus, etc.). Only configuration files, no SQL database. Keep it simple and versioned. Easy to deploy and upgrade. MIT Docker
  • Inboxen – Inboxen is a service that provides you with an infinite number of unique inboxes. (Source CodeGPL-3.0Python
  • homebox – A suite of Ansible scripts to deploy a fully functional mail server on Debian. Unobtrusive and automatic as much as possible, focusing on stability and security. GPL-3.0 Shell
  • iRedMail – Full-featured mail server solution based on Postfix and Dovecot. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 Shell
  • Mailcow – Mail server suite based on Dovecot, Postfix and other open source software, that provides a modern Web UI for administration. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 PHP
  • Mailu – Mailu is a simple yet full-featured mail server as a set of Docker images. (DemoSource CodeMITDocker/Python
  • Mail-in-a-Box – Turns any Ubuntu server into a fully functional mail server with one command. (Source CodeCC0-1.0 Shell
  • Modoboa – Modoboa is a mail hosting and management platform including a modern and simplified Web User Interface. (Source CodeMIT Python
  • Qmailtoaster – Stable, full-featured, easy-to-install mail server based on qmail. (Source CodeMultiple Linux
  • Simple NixOS Mailserver – A complete mailserver solution leveraging the Nix Ecosystem. GPL-3.0 Nix

Mail Transfer Agents

MTAs / SMTP servers

  • chasquid – SMTP (email) server with a focus on simplicity, security, and ease of operation. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Go
  • Courier MTA – Fast, scalable, enterprise mail/groupware server providing ESMTP, IMAP, POP3, webmail, mailing list, basic web-based calendaring and scheduling services. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 C
  • Exim – Message transfer agent (MTA) developed at the University of Cambridge. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 C
  • Haraka – High-performance, pluginable SMTP server written in Javascript. (Source CodeMIT Javascript
  • MailCatcher – Ruby gem that deploys a simply SMTP MTA gateway that accepts all mail and displays in web interface. Useful for debugging or development. (Source CodeMIT Ruby
  • Maildrop – Disposable email SMTP server, also useful for development. MIT Scala
  • MailHog – Small Golang executable which runs an SMTP MTA gateway that accepts all mail and displays in web interface. Useful for debugging or development. MIT Go
  • OpenSMTPD – Secure SMTP server implementation from the OpenBSD project. (Source CodeISC C
  • Postfix – Fast, easy to administer, and secure Sendmail replacement. IPL-1.0 C
  • Qmail – Secure Sendmail replacement. (Source CodeCC0-1.0 C
  • Sendmail – Message transfer agent (MTA). Sendmail C
  • Slimta – Mail Transfer Library built on Python. (Source CodeMIT Python

Mail Delivery Agents

MDAs – IMAP/POP3 software

  • Cyrus IMAP/POP3 – Intended to be run on sealed servers, where normal users are not permitted to log in. (Source CodeBSD-3-Clause-Attribution C
  • Dovecot – IMAP and POP3 server written primarily with security in mind. (Source CodeMIT/LGPL-2.1 C
  • Piler – feature rich open source email archiving solution. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 C

Mailing lists and Newsletters

Mailing lists servers and mass mailing software – one message to many recipients.

  • Dada Mail – Web-based list management system that can be used for announcement lists and/or discussion lists. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 Perl
  • Mail For Good  – Open source email campaign management tool for nonprofits. BSD-3-Clause Javascript
  • Mailman – The Gnu mailing list server. GPL-3.0 Python
  • Mailtrain – self hosted newsletter application built on Node.js (v5+) and MySQL (v5.5+ or MariaDB). (Source CodeGPL-3.0 Nodejs
  • MailyHerald – Self-hosted Mailchimp alternative that you can easily integrate with your site. Helps you send and manage your application mailings. It support email marketing and conducting the daily stream of notifications you send to your users. (Source CodeLGPL-3.0 Ruby
  • Mautic – Mautic is marketing automation software (email, social and more). (Source CodeGPL-3.0 PHP
  • phpList – Newsletter and email marketing with advanced management of subscribers, bounces, and plugins. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 PHP
  • Postal – Fully featured open source mail delivery platform for incoming and outgoing e-mail. MIT Ruby
  • Schleuder – GPG-enabled mailing list manager with resending-capabilities. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 Ruby
  • Sympa – Mailing list manager. GPL-2.0 Perl

Webmail clients


IRC communication software

  • Convos – Always online web IRC client. (DemoSource CodeArtistic-2.0 Perl
  • Dispatch – A self-hosted web IRC client written in Go. (DemoMIT Go
  • Kiwi IRC – A responsive web IRC client with theming support. (Demo), (Source CodeApache-2.0 Nodejs
  • The Lounge – A self-hosted web IRC client. (DemoSource CodeMIT Nodejs
  • Quassel IRC – distributed IRC client, meaning that one (or multiple) client(s) can attach to and detach from a central core. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 C++
  • Robust IRC – RobustIRC is IRC without netsplits. Distributed IRC server, based on RobustSession protocol. (Source CodeBSD-3-Clause Go
  • Weechat – Fast, light and extensible chat client. GPL-3.0 C
  • ZNC – Advanced IRC bouncer. (Source CodeApache-2.0 C++


SIP/IPBX telephony software

  • Asterisk – Easy to use but advanced IP PBX system, VoIP gateway and conference server. GPL-2.0 C
  • ASTPP – is an Open Source VoIP Billing Solution for Freeswitch. It supports prepaid and postpaid billing with call rating and credit control. It also provides many other features. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 PHP
  • Freepbx – Web-based open source GUI that controls and manages Asterisk. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 PHP
  • FreeSWITCH – Scalable open source cross-platform telephony platform. (Source CodeMPL-2.0 C
  • FusionPBX – Open source project that provides a customizable and flexible web interface to the very powerful and highly scalable multi-platform voice switch called FreeSWITCH. (Source CodeMPL-1.1 PHP
  • Homer – Troubleshooting and monitoring VoIP calls. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Angular/C
  • Kamailio – Modular SIP server (registrar/proxy/router/etc). (Source CodeGPL-2.0 C
  • Kazoo – KAZOO is an open-source, highly scalable software platform designed to provide carrier-grade VoIP switch functions and features. (Source CodeMPL-1.1 Erlang
  • Ostel – Secure SIP telephony setup with ZRTP encryption. GPL-3.0 Ruby
  • Tapir – Troubleshooting and real-time monitoring of VoIP-based systems. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Java/Kotlin
  • Wazo – Full-featured IPBX solution built atop Asterisk with integrated Web administration interface and REST-ful API. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 Python/PHP

Social Networks and Forums

  • Abilian SBE – Open Source Collaboration and Social Networking framework and platform. LGPL-2.1 Python
  • Anahita – Open Source Social Networking Framework and Platform. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 PHP
  • bbPress – bbPress is forum software with a twist from the creators of WordPress. Easily setup discussion forums inside your powered site. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 PHP
  • Bootcamp – Enterprise social network. (Source CodeMIT Python
  • Buddycloud – Tools, libraries, services and a community to build user-to-user, group and social messaging into your app. Saves time. Scales up. Supports you. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Java
  • BuddyPress – Powerful plugin that takes your powered site beyond the blog with social-network features like user profiles, activity streams, user groups, and more. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 PHP
  • cartulary – RSS reader, readability tool, article archiver, microblogger, social graph manager and reading list manager. CDDL-1.0 PHP
  • Commento – Commento is a discussion platform that you can embed on your blog, news articles, and any place where you want your readers to add comments. MIT GO
  • diaspora* – Distributed social networking server. (DemoSource CodeAGPL-3.0 Ruby
  • Discourse – Advanced forum / community solution based on Ruby and JS. (DemoSource CodeGPL-2.0 Ruby
  • dyu/comments – Real-time, markdown-enabled comment engine powered by leveldb. (DemoApache-2.0 Java
  • Elgg – Powerful open source social networking engine. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 PHP
  • Flarum – Delightfully simple forums. Flarum is the next-generation forum software that makes online discussion fun again. (Source CodeMIT PHP
  • flaskbb – FlaskBB is forum software written in Python using the microframework Flask. You can easily create new topics, posts and send other users private messages. It also includes basic administration and moderation tools. (Source CodeBSD-3-Clause Python
  • FluxBB – Fast, light, user-friendly forum software for your website. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 PHP
  • Friendica – Social Communication Server. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 PHP
  • GNU social – Social communication software for both public and private communications. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0PHP
  • Hubzilla – Decentralized identity, privacy, publishing, sharing, cloud storage, and communications/social platform. (Source CodeMIT PHP
  • HumHub – Flexible kit for private social networks. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 PHP
  • Isso – Lightweight commenting server written in Python and Javascript. It aims to be a drop-in replacement for Disqus. (Source CodeMIT Python
  • Lemmy – A link aggregator / reddit clone for the fediverse. Reddit alternative built in Rust. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0Rust
  • Loomio – Loomio is a collaborative decision-making tool that makes it easy for anyone to participate in decisions which affect them. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Ruby
  • Mastodon – Federated microblogging server, an alternative to GNU social. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Ruby
  • Movim – Modern, federated social network based on XMPP, with a fully featured group-chat, subscriptions and microblogging. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 PHP
  • MyBB – Free, extensible forum software package. (Source CodeLGPL-3.0 PHP
  • Newebe – Distributed Social Network. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Python
  • NodeBB – Node.js based forum software built for the modern web. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 Nodejs
  • Orange Forum – Orange Forum is an easy to deploy forum that has minimal dependencies and uses very little javascript. (DemoSource CodeBSD-3-Clause Go
  • OSSN – Open Source Social Network (OSSN) is a social networking software written in PHP. It allows you to make a social networking website and helps your members build social relationships, with people who share similar professional or personal interests. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 PHP
  • Oxwall – Oxwall is used for a wide range of projects starting from family sites and custom social networks to collaboration tools and enterprise community solutions. (Source CodeCPAL-1.0 PHP
  • phpBB – Flat-forum bulletin board software solution that can be used to stay in touch with a group of people or can power your entire website. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 PHP
  • PixelFed – Pixelfed is an open-source, federated platform alternate to Instagram. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0PHP\HTML\Vue
  • Pleroma – Federated microblogging server, Mastodon, GNU social, & ActivityPub compatible. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Elixir
  • PPnet – Create and host your own social network. MIT Javascript
  • – Stream server that does most of what people really want from a social network. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Nodejs
  • remark42 – A lightweight and simple comment engine, which doesn’t spy on users. It can be embedded into blogs, articles or any other place where readers add comments. (DemoSource CodeMIT Go
  • Scoold – Stack Overflow in a JAR. An enterprise-ready Q&A platform with full-text search, SAML, LDAP integration and social login support. (DemoSource CodeApache-2.0 Java
  • Simple Machines Forum – Free, professional grade software package that allows you to set up your own online community within minutes. (Source CodeBSD-3-Clause PHP
  • Socialhome – Federated and decentralized profile builder and social network engine. (DemoSource CodeAGPL-3.0 Python
  • Symphony – Modern community (forum/SNS/blog) platform written in Java. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 Java
  • Talkyard – Create a community, where your users can suggest ideas and get questions answered. And have friendly open-ended discussions and chat (Slack/StackOverflow/Discourse/Reddit/Disqus hybrid). (DemoSource CodeAGPL-3.0 Scala
  • Telescope – Open-source social news app built with Meteor. (DemoSource CodeMIT Nodejs
  • Tokumei – Anonymous microblogging platform. (Source CodeISC rc
  • Thredded – Forums, feature-rich and simple. (DemoSource CodeMIT Ruby
  • twister – Fully decentralized P2P microblogging platform leveraging the free software implementations of Bitcoin and BitTorrent protocols. (Source CodeMIT C++
  • Vanilla Forums – Simple and flexible forum software. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 PHP


Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol software

XMPP Servers

  • ejabberd – XMPP instant messaging server. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 Erlang
  • Kontalk – Kontalk is an Open Source Messenger, similar to WhatsApp (app for android only currently), including end-to-end encryption, server is based on Tigase XMPP Server. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 Java
  • Metronome IM – Fork of Prosody IM. (Source CodeMIT Lua
  • MongooseIM – Mobile messaging platform with a focus on performance and scalability. (Source CodeGPL-2.0Erlang
  • Openfire – Real time collaboration (RTC) server. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Java
  • Prosody IM – Feature-rich and easy to configure XMPP server. (Source CodeMIT Lua
  • Tigase – XMPP server implementation in Java. GPL-3.0 Java

XMPP Web Clients

  • Candy – Multi user XMPP client written in Javascript. (Source CodeMIT Javascript
  • Converse.js – Free and open-source XMPP chat client in your browser. (Source CodeMPL-2.0 Javascript
  • JSXC – Real-time XMPP web chat application with video calls, file transfer and encrypted communication. There are also versions for Nextcloud/Owncloud and SOGo. (Source CodeMIT Javascript
  • Kaiwa – Web based chat client in the style of common paid alternatives. (Source CodeMIT Nodejs
  • Salut à Toi – Multipurpose, multi frontend, libre and decentralized communication tool. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0Python

Conference Management

  • BigBlueButton – Supports real-time sharing of audio, video, slides (with whiteboard controls), chat, and the screen. Instructors can engage remote students with polling, emojis, and breakout rooms. (DemoSource CodeLGPL-3.0Java
  • Conference Organizing Distribution (COD) – Create conference and event websites built on top of Drupal. (Source CodeGPL-1.0 PHP
  • frab – web-based conference planning and management system. It helps to collect submissions, to manage talks and speakers and to create a schedule. (Source CodeMIT Ruby
  • indico – A feature-rich event management system, made @ CERN, the place where the Web was born. (DemoSource codeMIT Python
  • Open Conference Systems (OCS) – is a free Web publishing tool that will create a complete Web presence for your scholarly conference. (DemoSource CodeGPL-1.0 PHP
  • OpenCFP – OpenCFP is a PHP-based conference talk submission system. MIT PHP
  • OpenConferenceWare – An open source web application for supporting conference-like events. This customizable, general-purpose platform provides proposals, sessions, schedules, tracks, user profiles. (Source CodeMIT Ruby
  • osem – Event management tailored to free Software conferences. (DemoSource CodeMIT Ruby
  • pretalx – Web-based event management, including running a Call for Papers, reviewing submissions, and scheduling talks. Exports and imports for various related tools. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Python

Content Management Systems (CMS)

CMS are a practical way to setup a website with many features. CMS often come with third party plugins, themes and functionality that is easy to add and customize to your needs. See also Blogging Platforms and Static Site Generators

  • APIQ CMS – Simple and powerful Ruby on Rails CMS for developers. (DemoSource CodeMIT Ruby
  • Apostrophe – Node.js CMS with a focus on extensible in-context editing tools. (DemoSource CodeMIT Nodejs
  • Backdrop CMS – The comprehensive CMS for small to medium sized businesses and non-profits. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 PHP
  • Baun – Modern, lightweight, extensible CMS for PHP. (Source CodeMIT PHP
  • BigTree CMS – Straightforward, well documented, and capable written with PHP and MySQL. (Source CodeLGPL-2.1 PHP
  • Bolt CMS – Open source Content Management Tool, which strives to be as simple and straightforward as possible. (DemoSource CodeMIT PHP
  • CMS Made Simple – Open source content management system, faster and easier management of website contents, scalable for small businesses to large corporations. (Source CodeGPL-1.0 PHP
  • Cockpit – Simple Content Platform to manage any structured content. (Source CodeMIT PHP
  • Concrete 5 CMS – Open source content management system. (Source CodeMIT PHP
  • Contao – Contao is a powerful open source CMS that allows you to create professional websites and scalable web applications. (Source CodeLGPL-3.0 PHP
  • CouchCMS – Simple Open-Source CMS for designers. (Source CodeCPAL-1.0 PHP
  • Directus – Directus is a powerful and intuitive headless CMS for managing SQL databases with custom architectures. Built around a robust and extensible API, this decoupled content management framework is perfect for websites, apps, or multi-client projects. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 PHP
  • Drupal – Advanced open source content management platform. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 PHP
  • eLabFTW – Online lab notebook for research labs. Store experiments, use a database to find reagents or protocols, use trusted timestamping to legally timestamp an experiment, export as pdf or zip archive, share with collaborators…. (DemoSource CodeAGPL-3.0 PHP
  • Expressa – Content Management System for powering database driven websites using JSON schemas. Provides permission management and automatic REST APIs. MIT Nodejs
  • GetSimple CMS – The Simplest Content Management System. Ever. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 PHP
  • ImpressPages CMS – Easy code meets easy admin. (DemoSource CodeGPL-3.0/MIT PHP
  • Joomla! – Advanced Content Management System (CMS). (Source CodeGPL-2.0 PHP
  • KeystoneJS – CMS and Web Application Platform. (DemoSource CodeMIT Nodejs
  • MODX – MODX is an advanced content management and publishing platform. The current version is called ‘Revolution’. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 PHP
  • Neos – Neos or TYPO3 Neos (for version 1) is a modern, open source CMS. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 PHP
  • Noosfero – Noosfero is a web platform for social and solidarity economy networks with blog, e-Portfolios, CMS, RSS, thematic discussion, events agenda and collective intelligence for solidarity economy in the same system. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Ruby
  • october – Free, open-source, self-hosted CMS platform. (Source CodeMIT PHP
  • Omeka – Create complex narratives and share rich collections, adhering to Dublin Core standards with Omeka on your server, designed for scholars, museums, libraries, archives, and enthusiasts. (DemoSource CodeGPL-3.0PHP
  • Pagekit – New modern CMS to create and share. (Source CodeMIT PHP
  • Pico – Stupidly simple, blazing fast, flat file CMS. (Source CodeMIT PHP
  • Pimcore – Multi-Channel Experience and Engagement Management Platform. (Source CodeGPL-3.0-or-later PHP
  • Plone – Powerful open-source CMS system. (Source CodeZPL-2.0 Python
  • ProcessWire – ProcessWire is an open source content management system (CMS) and web application framework aimed at the needs of designers, developers and their clients. (Source CodeMPL-2.0 PHP
  • PropertyWebBuilder – The ultimate Ruby on Rails engine for creating real estate websites. (DemoSource CodeMITRuby
  • Publify – Simple but full featured web publishing software. MIT Ruby
  • REDAXO – Simple, flexible and useful content management system (documentation only available in German). (Source CodeMIT PHP
  • Redaxscript – Ultra lightweight CMS for MySQL, SQLite and PostgreSQL. (DemoSource CodeGPL-3.0 PHP
  • Roadiz – Modern CMS based on a node system which can handle many types of services. (Source CodeMIT PHP
  • SilverStripe – Easy to use CMS with powerful MVC framework underlying. (DemoSource CodeBSD-3-Clause PHP
  • SPIP – Publication system for the Internet aimed at collaborative work, multilingual environments, and simplicity of use for web authors. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 PHP
  • Squidex – Headless CMS, based on MongoDB, CQRS and Event Sourcing. (DemoSource CodeMIT .NET
  • Strapi – The most advanced open-source Content Management Framework (headless-CMS) to build powerful API with no effort. (Source CodeMIT Nodejs
  • Subrion – Subrion is a free open source content management system that allows you to build websites for any purpose. Yes, from blog to corporate mega portal. (DemoSource CodeGPL-3.0 PHP
  • Textpattern – Flexible, elegant and easy-to-use CMS. (DemoSource CodeGPL-2.0 PHP
  • TYPO3 – Powerful and advanced CMS with a large community. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 PHP
  • Umbraco – The friendly CMS. Free and open source with an amazing community. (Source CodeMIT .NET
  • Wagtail – Django content management system focused on flexibility and user experience. (Source CodeBSD-3-Clause Python
  • WonderCMS – WonderCMS is the smallest flat file CMS since 2008. (DemoSource CodeMIT PHP
  • WordPress – The worlds most-used blogging and CMS engine. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 PHP

Recipe management

  • OpenEats – Recipe management site that allows users to create, store, share and rate recipes, create grocery lists, and more. (DemoMIT Python


  • Attendize – Ticket selling and event management platform. (Source CodeAAL PHP
  • Bagisto – Leading Laravel open source e-commerce framework with multi-inventory sources, taxation, localization, dropshipping and more exciting features. (DemoSource CodeMIT PHP
  • CoreShop – CoreShop is a e-commerce plugin for Pimcore. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 PHP
  • Drupal Commerce – Drupal Commerce is a popular e-commerce module for Drupal CMS, with support for dozens of payment, shipping, and shopping related modules. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 PHP
  • Magento – Leading provider of open omnichannel innovation. (DemoSource CodeOSL-3.0 PHP
  • Microweber – Drag and Drop CMS and online shop. (DemoSource CodeApache-2.0 PHP
  • OpenBazaar – Decentralized marketplace using cryptocurrency. (Source CodeMIT Go
  • OpenCart – Free open source shopping cart solution. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 PHP
  • Open Classifieds – Free open-source, self-hosted CMS for classifieds sites. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 PHP
  • Open Source POS – Open Source Point of Sale is a web based point of sale system. (Source CodeMIT PHP
  • Osclass – One-stop shop to building your own classifieds marketplace. (Source CodeApache-2.0 PHP
  • OXID eShop – OXID eShop is a flexible open source e-commerce software with a wide range of functionalities. (DemoSource CodeGPL-3.0 PHP
  • Open Food Network – Online marketplace for local food. It enables a network of independent online food stores that connect farmers and food hubs with individuals and local businesses. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Ruby
  • PrestaShop – PrestaShop offers a free, open-source and fully scalable e-commerce solution. (DemoSource CodeOSL-3.0 PHP
  • Pretix – Django based ticket sales platform for events. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Python
  • Reaction Commerce – Customizable, real-time reactive, JavaScript commerce platform. (Source CodeGPL-3.0Nodejs
  • Saleor – Django based open-sourced e-commerce storefront. (DemoSource CodeBSD-3-Clause Python
  • Sharetribe – An open source platform to create your own peer-to-peer marketplace, also available with SaaS model. (Source CodeMIT Ruby
  • Shuup – Django powered fully customizable open source e-commerce framework for small and large sites. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Python
  • Shopware Community Edition – PHP based open source e-commerce software made in Germany. (DemoSource CodeAGPL-3.0 PHP
  • Sylius – Symfony2 powered open source full-stack platform for eCommerce. (DemoSource CodeMIT PHP
  • Thelia – Thelia is an open source and flexible e-commerce solution. (DemoSource CodeLGPL-3.0 PHP
  • WooCommerce – WordPress based e-commerce solution. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 PHP



Document Management

  • CaseBox – Manage all your organization’s information in one system. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 PHP/Java
  • EdPaper – PDF organizer with users management. MIT PHP
  • Mayan EDMS – Free Open Source Electronic Document Management System. An electronic vault for your documents with preview generation, OCR, and automatic categorization among other features. (Source CodeApache-2.0Python
  • Paperless – Scan, index, and archive all of your paper documents. GPL-3.0 Python
  • Teedy – (Ex SismicsDocs) Lightweight document management system packed with all the features you can expect from big expensive solutions. (Source Code), (DemoGPL-2.0 Java

E-books and Integrated Library Systems (ILS)

Personal e-book management software.

  • Calibre – E-book library manager that can view, convert, and catalog e-books in most of the major e-book formats and provides a built-in Web server for remote clients. (DemoSource codeGPL-3.0 Python
    • BicBucStriim – Provides web-based access to your Calibre Library’s e-book collection. (Source CodeMIT PHP
    • Calibre Web – Web app providing a clean interface for browsing, reading and downloading eBooks using an existing Calibre database. GPL-3.0 Python
    • COPS – Lightweight e-book server alternative to Calibre content server or Calibre2OPDS. (DemoSource CodeGPL-2.0 PHP
    • Polar Bookshelf – Polar is a personal knowledge repository for PDF and web content supporting incremental reading and document annotation. (Source CodeGPL Javascript

Enterprise-class library management software.

  • Evergreen – Highly-scalable software for libraries that helps library patrons find library materials, and helps libraries manage, catalog, and circulate those materials. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 PL/pgSQL
  • Koha – Enterprise-class ILS with modules for acquisitions, circulation, cataloging, label printing, offline circulation for when Internet access is not available, and much more. (DemoSource CodeGPL-3.0 Perl

Federated Identity/Authentication


Feed Readers

  • CommaFeed – Google Reader inspired self-hosted RSS reader. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Java
  • Feedbin – Simple, fast and nice looking RSS reader. (Source CodeMIT Ruby
  • FeedHQ – FeedHQ is a web-based feed reader. (Source CodeBSD-3-Clause Python
  • FreshRSS – Self-hostable RSS feed aggregator. (DemoSource CodeMobile appAGPL-3.0 PHP
  • JARR – JARR (Just Another RSS Reader) is a web-based news aggregator and reader (fork of Newspipe). (DemoSource CodeAGPL-3.0 Python
  • Kriss Feed – Simple and smart (or stupid) feed reader. (DemoSource CodeCC0-1.0 PHP
  • Leed – Leed (for Light Feed) is a Free and minimalist RSS aggregator. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 PHP
  • Leselys – Your very elegant RSS reader. AGPL-3.0 Python
  • Lite-Reader – Read your feeds on your own machine with a simple and lite application. (DemoBSD-3-Clause PHP
  • Moonmoon – simple feed aggregator (planet like): it only aggregates feeds and spits them out in one single page. (Source CodeBSD-3-Clause PHP
  • Miniflux – Miniflux 2 is a minimalist and open source news reader, written in Go and PostgreSQL. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Go
  • NewsBlur – NewsBlur is a personal news reader that brings people together to talk about the world. A new sound of an old instrument. (Source CodeMIT Python
  • Newspipe – Newspipe is a web news aggregator and reader. (DemoSource CodeAGPL-3.0 Python
  • Nunux Reader – Simple, fast and reactive RSS reader. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 Nodejs
  • Reader-Self – Self-hosted rss reader (php / mysql or sqlite) – Google Reader alternative. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 PHP
  • RSS2EMail – Fetches RSS/Atom-feeds and pushes new Content to any email-receiver, supports OPML. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 Python
  • RSS Monster – RSS Monster is an easy to use web-based RSS aggregator and reader compatible with the Fever API, created as an alternative for Google Reader. MIT PHP
  • Screaming Liquid Tiger – Simple script to automatically generate valid RSS and Atom feeds from a list of media files in the same folder. MIT PHP
  • Selfoss – New multipurpose rss reader, live stream, mashup, aggregation web application. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0PHP
  • Sismics Reader – Free and open source feeds reader, including all major Google Reader features. (DemoSource CodeGPL-2.0 Java
  • Stringer – Work-in-progress self-hosted, anti-social RSS reader. MIT Ruby
  • Temboz – Two-column feed reader emphasizing filtering capabilities to manage information overload. MIT Python
  • Tiny Tiny RSS – Open source web-based news feed (RSS/Atom) reader and aggregator. (DemoSource CodeGPL-3.0 PHP
    • gritttt-rss – More features for Tiny Tiny RSS. (Source CodeBSD-2-Clause Python
    • ttrss-mobile – Mobile webapp for Tiny Tiny RSS. AGPL-3.0 Javascript
    • ttrss-reader – Light and responsive client for TTRSS. GPL-2.0 Javascript
  • Winds  – Open source and beautiful RSS reader built using React/Redux/Sails/Node and Stream. It showcases personalized feeds powered by the Stream API. (DemoSource CodeBSD-3-Clause Nodejs

File Sharing and Synchronization

Some Groupware solutions also feature file sharing and synchronization.

Distributed filesystems


File transfer/synchronization

  • Git Annex – File synchronization between computers, servers, external drives. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 Haskell
  • Kinto – Kinto is a minimalist JSON storage service with synchronisation and sharing abilities. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Python
  • Nextcloud – Access and share your files, calendars, contacts, mail and more from any device, on your terms. (DemoSource CodeAGPL-3.0 PHP
  • OpenSSH/SFTP – Secure File Transfer Program. (Source CodeBSD-2-Clause C
  • ownCloud – All-in-one solution for saving, synchronizing, viewing, editing and sharing files, calendars, address books and more. (Source CodeClientsAGPL-3.0 PHP
  • Pydio – Turn any web server into a powerful file management system and an alternative to mainstream cloud storage providers. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 PHP
  • Samba – Samba is the standard Windows interoperability suite of programs for Linux and Unix. It provides secure, stable and fast file and print services for all clients using the SMB/CIFS protocol. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 C
  • Seafile – File hosting and sharing solution primary for teams and organizations. (DemoSource CodeGPL-2.0 C
  • SparkleShare – Self hosted, instant, secure file sync. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 C#
  • Syncany – Secure file sync software for arbitrary storage backends, an open-source cloud storage and filesharing application. Securely synchronize your files to any kind of storage. GPL-3.0 Java
  • Syncthing – Syncthing is an open source peer-to-peer file synchronisation tool. (Source CodeMPL-2.0 Go
  • Unison – Unison is a file-synchronization tool for OSX, Unix, and Windows. GPL-3.0 OCaml
  • Z-Push – Implementation of Microsoft’s ActiveSync protocol. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 PHP

Peer-to-peer filesharing

  • bittorrent-tracker – Simple, robust, BitTorrent tracker (client and server) implementation. (Source CodeMIT Nodejs
  • cloud-torrent – Torrent Web Client with HTTP retrievable or streamable downloaded files. AGPL-3.0 Go
  • Dat Project – Powerful decentralized file sharing applications built from a large ecosystem of modules. (Source CodeMIT Nodejs
  • FilePizza – Peer-to-peer file transfers in your browser. (Source CodeBSD-3-Clause Nodejs
  • Firefox Send – A file sharing experiment which allows you to send encrypted files to other users. MPL-2.0 Nodejs
  • – Streaming file transfer over WebTorrent. (DemoMIT Nodejs
  • Magnetico – Magnetico is the first autonomous (self-hosted) BitTorrent DHT search engine suite that is designed for end-users. AGPL-3.0 Python
  • Magnetissimo – Search engine that indexes all popular torrent sites. MIT Elixir
  • Opentracker – Open and free bittorrent tracker. It aims for minimal resource usage and is intended to run at your wlan router. (Source CodeBeerware C
  • peerflix-server – Downloads torrent files and provides a direct link download or a direct link stream. MIT Nodejs
  • qBittorrent – Free cross-platform bittorrent client with a feature rich Web UI for remote access. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 C++
  • rartracker – Complete private bittorrent tracker. WTFPL PHP
  • Transmission – Fast, easy, Free Bittorrent client. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 C

Object storage/file servers

  • Minio – Minio is an open source object storage server compatible with Amazon S3 APIs. (Source CodeApache-2.0Go
  • Zenko CloudServer – Zenko CloudServer, an open-source Node.js implementation of a server handling the Amazon S3 protocol. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Nodejs

Single-click/drag-n-drop upload

  • BoZoN – Minimalist Drag and drop file sharing app. AGPL-3.0 PHP
  • Coquelicot – Coquelicot is a “one-click” file sharing web application with a focus on protecting users’ privacy. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Ruby
  • droppy – droppy is a self-hosted cloud server with an interface similar to desktop file managers and has capabilities to edit files on-the-fly as well as view and playback media directly in the browser. (DemoBSD-2-Clause Nodejs
  • elixire – Simple yet advanced screenshot uploading and link shortening service. (Source CodeClientsAGPL-3.0Python
  • fibridge – Stream huge files out of your browser without having to upload. (DemoMIT Rust
  • FileShelter – FileShelter is a self-hosted software that allows you to easily share files over the Internet. (DemoGPL-3.0 C++
  • Files Sharing – Open Source and self-hosted files sharing application based on unique and temporary links. GPL-3.0PHP
  • – is a secure image hosting. Images are encrypted using AES-256 with random key in browser before upload. GPL-3.0 Nodejs
  • imgpush – imgpush is a self-hosted file upload service that can easily be integrated into other webapps. MIT Python
  • – is a distributed image hosting website. AGPL-3.0 PHP
  • Jirafeau – Jirafeau is a web site permitting to upload a file in a simple way and give an unique link to it. (DemoAGPL-3.0 PHP
  • linx – File sharing application and pastebin with API, auto-expiry, deletion keys, and web seed support. (DemoGPL-3.0 Go
  • lufi – Let’s Upload that FIle, client-side encrypted. (DemoSource CodeAGPL-3.0 Perl
  • lutim – Let’s Upload That Image. AGPL-3.0 Perl
  • OnionShare – Securely and anonymously share a file of any size. GPL-2.0 Python
  • PictShare – PictShare is a multi lingual, open source image hosting service with a simple resizing and upload API. (Source CodeApache-2.0 PHP
  • Plik – Plik is a scalable and friendly temporary file upload system. (DemoMIT Go
  • Pomf – Simple file uploading and sharing, source for the now shut down site MIT PHP
  • ProjectSend – Upload files and assign them to specific clients you create. Give access to those files to your clients. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 PHP
  • PsiTransfer – Simple open source self-hosted file sharing solution with robust up-/download-resume and password protection. BSD-2-Clause Nodejs
  • Sharry – Share files easily over the internet between authenticated and anonymous users (both ways) with resumable up- and downloads. GPL-3.0 Scala/Java
  • Uguu – Stores files and deletes after X amount of time. (Source CodeMIT PHP
  • Up1 – Client-side Encrypted Image Host. MIT Nodejs
  • uPste – Private file hosting application with an emphasis on serving technology communities. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 PHP
  • XBackBone – A simple, fast, lightweight and powerful ShareX (a free and open-source screenshot utility for Windows) PHP backend. AGPL-3.0 PHP
  • YouTransfer – YouTransfer is a simple but elegant self-hosted file transfer and sharing solution. (DemoSource CodeApache-2.0 Nodejs

Command-line file upload

  • Beauties – Minimalist file sharing written in Go, to be used primarily from Unix shell (e.g. with curl). Can be built as a Debian package for easy install. MIT Go
  • – Easy file sharing from the command line. (Source CodeMIT Go

Web based file managers

  • Apaxy – Theme built to enhance the experience of browsing web directories, using the mod_autoindex Apache module and some CSS to override the default style of a directory listing. (Source CodeUnlicense HTML
  • DirectoryLister – Simple PHP based directory lister that lists a directory and all it’s sub-directories and allows you to navigate there within. (Source CodeMIT PHP
  • Encode Explorer – Encode Explorer is a single page file browser, it is simple and functional. (DemoSource CodeMIT PHP
  • explorer – Highly-configurable directory listing made with nodejs. (Source CodeMIT Nodejs
  • filebrowser – Web File Manager which can be used as a middleware or standalone app. (Source CodeApache-2.0Go/VueJS
  • Filestash – A web file manager that lets you manage your data anywhere it is located: FTP, SFTP, WebDAV, Git, S3, Minio, Dropbox, or Google Drive . (DemoSource CodeAGPL-3.0 Go
  • goBrowser – Simple http file browser. GPL-3.0 Go
  • Gossa – Gossa is a light and simple webserver for your files. MIT Go
  • h5ai – Modern file indexer for HTTP web servers with focus on your files. Directories are displayed in a appealing way and browsing them is enhanced by different views, a breadcrumb and a tree overview. (DemoSource CodeMITPHP
  • IFM – Single script file manager. MIT PHP
  • ResourceSpace – ResourceSpace open source digital asset management software is the simple, fast, and free way to organise your digital assets. (DemoSource CodeOther PHP
  • s3server – Simple HTTP interface to index and browse files in a public S3 or Google Cloud Storage bucket. (DemoMIT Go
  • – 2 panel file manager with drag and drop features, code editor, text search, hotkeys. (DemoSource CodeGPL-3.0 Python
  • Surfer – Simple static file server with webui to manage files. MIT Nodejs
  • TagSpaces – TagSpaces is an offline, cross-platform file manager and organiser that also can function as a note taking app. The WebDAV version of the application can be installed on top of a WebDAV servers such as Nextcloud or ownCloud. (DemoSource CodeAGPL-3.0 Javascript


Games, game servers and control panels.

  • A Dark Room – Minimalist text adventure game for your browser. (DemoMPL-2.0 HTML5
  • Agar.IO Clone – clone written with Socket.IO and HTML5 canvas. MIT Nodejs
  • battlecraft – Fully distributed multiplayer browser game. (DemoApache-2.0 Erlang
  • Clumsy Bird – MelonJS port of the famous Flappy Bird Game. (DemoMIT Nodejs
  • elevatorsaga – The elevator programming game. (Source CodeMIT Javascript
  • Hextris – Fast paced HTML5 puzzle game inspired by Tetris. (DemoGPL-3.0 HTML5
  • Lila – The forever free, adless and open source chess server powering, with official iOS and Android client apps. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Scala
  • Posio – Geography multiplayer game. (DemoMIT Python
  • RconCli – CLI for executing queries on a remote Valve Source dedicated server using the RCON Protocol. MIT Go
  • SourceBans++ – Admin, ban, and communication management system for games running on the Source engine. (Source CodeCC-BY-SA-4.0 PHP
  • Spyfall – Fan made web version of the Spyfall party game. (DemoMIT HTML/Javascript
  • Teeworlds – Open source 2D retro multiplayer shooter. (Source CodeBSD-3-Clause/Other C++
  • TournamentMango – TournamentMango is an open source tournament bracket and user management system. You can build an archive of players and keep track of all their scores over time as well as their regular characters, games, and aliases. (Source CodeMIT Javascript


  • GateOne – Gate One is an HTML5 web-based terminal emulator and SSH client. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Python
  • Guacamole – Guacamole is a clientless remote desktop gateway. It supports standard protocols like VNC and RDP. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Java/C
  • oneye – Cloud software to access your data from everywhere with any browser. (DemoSource CodeAGPL-3.0 PHP
  • OS.js – Desktop implementation for your browser with a fully-fledged window manager, Application APIs, GUI toolkits and filesystem abstraction. (DemoSource CodeBSD-2-Clause Nodejs


  • Citadel – Groupware including email, calendar/scheduling, address books, forums, mailing lists, IM, wiki and blog engines, RSS aggregation and more. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 C
  • Cozy Cloud – Personal cloud where you can read your emails or manage and sync your contact, files or calendars, with an app store full of community contributions. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 Nodejs
  • egroupware – Software suite including calendars, address books, notepad, project management tools, client relationship management tools (CRM), knowledge management tools, a wiki and a CMS. (Source CodeGPL-2.0PHP
  • EspoCRM – CRM with a frontend designed as a single page application, and a REST API. (DemoSource CodeGPL-3.0 PHP
  • Horde – The Horde Project is about creating high quality Open Source applications and libraries, based on PHP and the Horde Framework. (DemoSource CodeGPL-2.0 PHP
  • HRCloud2 – Full-featured home hosted Cloud Drive, Personal Assistant, App Launcher, File Converter, Streamer, Share Tool and more. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 PHP
  • Kolab – Kolab community is a unified communication and collaboration system. (Source CodeGPL-2.0/LGPL-2.1/GPL-3.0 C++/Python/PHP
  • Kopano – Groupware suite including e-mail, calendars, tasks, todos and notes. Featuring a modern WebApp, DeskApp and mobile access over Z-Push/ActiveSync. (DemoSource CodeAGPL-3.0 C/Python/PHP
  • Openmeetings – Openmeetings provides video conferencing, instant messaging, white board, collaborative document editing and other groupware tools using API functions of the Red5 Streaming Server for Remoting and Streaming. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Java
  • SOGo – SOGo offers multiple ways to access the calendaring and messaging data. CalDAV, CardDAV, GroupDAV, as well as ActiveSync, including native Outlook compatibility and Web interface. (DemoSource CodeLGPL-2.1Objective-C
  • SuiteCRM – The award-winning, enterprise-class open source CRM. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 PHP
  • Tine 2.0 – Contacts, Calendar, Tasks, WebDAV, ActiveSync, VOIP, Mail-Client, CRM, Sales, Projects, Timetracker. (DemoSource CodeAGPL-3.0/Other PHP
  • Zimbra Collaboration – Email, calendar, collaboration server with Web interface and lots of integrations. (Source CodeGPL-2.0/CPAL-1.0 Java

Human Resources Management (HRM)

  • admidio – Admidio is a free open source user management system for websites of organizations and groups. The system has a flexible role model so that it’s possible to reflect the structure and permissions of your organization. (DemoSource CodeGPL-2.0 PHP
  • IceHrm – IceHrm employee management system allows companies to centralize confidential employee information. (DemoSource CodeApache-2.0 PHP
  • OrangeHRM – OrangeHRM is a comprehensive HRM system that captures all the essential functionalities required for any enterprise. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 PHP
  • Sentrifugo – Sentrifugo is a HRM system that can be easily configured to meet your organizational needs. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 PHP
  • TimeOff.Management – Simple yet powerful absence management software for small and medium size business. (DemoSource CodeMIT Nodejs

Internet Of Things (IoT)

  • DeviceHive – Open Source IoT Platform with a wide range of integration options. (DemoSource CodeApache-2.0Java
  • Domoticz – Home Automation System that lets you monitor and configure various devices like: Lights, Switches, various sensors/meters like Temperature, Rain, Wind, UV, Electra, Gas, Water and much more. (Source CodeClientsGPL-3.0 C/C++
  • Thingsboard – Open-source IoT Platform – Device management, data collection, processing and visualization. (DemoSource CodeApache-2.0 Java
  • Thingspeak – Open source “Internet of Things” application and API to store and retrieve data from things using HTTP. (DemoSource CodeGPL-3.0 Ruby

Knowledge Management Tools

  • Mindmaps – Open source, offline capable, mind mapping application. (DemoAGPL-3.0 HTML5
  • My Mind – Web application for creating and managing mind maps. (DemoMIT Javascript
  • TagTool – Collaborative knowledge management tool. Create word clouds and link the elements. (DemoSource CodeMIT Python
  • Weaviate – GraphQL based Knowledge Graph. (DemoBSD-3-Clause Go

Learning and Courses

  • Canvas LMS – Canvas is the trusted, open-source learning management system (LMS) that is revolutionizing the way we educate. (DemoSource CodeAGPL-3.0 Ruby
  • Chamilo LMS – Chamilo LMS allows you to create a virtual campus for the provision of online or semi-online training. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 PHP
  • edX – The Open edX platform is open-source code that powers (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Python
  • ILIAS – ILIAS is the Learning Management System that can cope with anything you throw at it. (DemoSource CodeGPL-3.0 PHP
  • Mahara – Open Source fully featured web application to build students electronic portfolio. (Source CodeGPL-3.0PHP
  • Moodle – Moodle is a learning and courses platform with one of the largest open source communities worldwide. (DemoSource CodeGPL-3.0 PHP
  • Open eClass – Open eClass is an advanced e-learning solution that can enhance the teaching and learning process. (DemoSource CodeGPL-2.0 PHP
  • OpenOLAT – OpenOLAT is a web-based learning management system for teaching, education, assessment and communication. (DemoSource CodeApache-2.0 Java
  • RELATE – RELATE is a web-based courseware package, includes features such as: flexible rules, statistics, multi-course support, class calendar. (Source CodeMIT Python
  • RosarioSIS – RosarioSIS, free Student Information System for school management. (DemoSource CodeGPL-2.0PHP
  • Sakai – The Sakai project provides a flexible and feature-rich environment for teaching, learning, research and other collaboration. (DemoSource CodeECL-2.0 Java
  • SchoolTool – SchoolTool is free administrative software for schools. It includes demographics, gradebook, attendance, calendaring, reporting and more for primary and secondary schools. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 Python

Maps and Global Positioning System (GPS)

  • Graphhopper – Fast routing library and server using OpenStreetMap. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Java
  • MapBBCodeShare – Tool for sharing custom OSM maps. Support for annotated markers, polygons, lines, multi-format import/export, multiple layers, shortlinks. (DemoWTFPL/Other PHP
  • Nominatim – Server application for reverse geocoding (address -> coordinates) on OpenStreetMap data. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 C
  • OpenGTS – Entry-level fleet tracking system. Supports variety of tracking devices and protocols. Comes with rich web-interface and reporting features. (DemoSource CodeApache-2.0 Java
  • OpenStreetMap – OpenStreetMap is a map of the world, created by people like you and free to use under an open license. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 Ruby
  • Orion – Powerful OwnTracks API-compliant location data visualization frontend for the web. (DemoMITPython/Nodejs
  • OwnTracks Recorder  – Store and access data published by OwnTracks location tracking apps. GPL-2.0 C/Lua
  • TileServer GL – Vector and raster maps with GL styles. Server side rendering by Mapbox GL Native. Map tile server for Mapbox GL JS, Android, iOS, Leaflet, OpenLayers, GIS via WMTS, etc. (Source CodeBSD-2-Clause Nodejs
  • TileServer PHP – Serve map tiles from any PHP hosting. BSD-2-Clause PHP
  • Traccar – Java application to track GPS positions. Supports loads of tracking devices and protocols, has an Android and iOS App. Has a web interface to view your trips. (DemoSource CodeApache-2.0 Java
  • uMap – Create maps with OpenStreetMap layers in a minute and embed them in your site. (Source CodeWTFPLPython

Media Streaming

See also

Multimedia Streaming

  • Darwin Streaming Server – High performance server for streaming QuickTime and MPEG-4 media over RTP and RTSP protocols. Originated as Apple’s QTSS. (Source CodeAPSL-2.0 C++
  • Gerbera – Gerbera is an UPnP Media Server. It allows you to stream your digital media throughout your home network and listen to/watch it on a variety of UPnP compatible devices. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 C++
  • homehost  – Self-hosted React + Redux app that streams your media collection (music, movies, books, podcasts, comics etc). MIT Nodejs
  • Icecast 2 – streaming audio/video server which can be used to create an Internet radio station or a privately running jukebox and many things in between. (Source CodeClientsGPL-2.0 C
  • Jellyfin – Streaming audio/video server with a slick UI and robust transcoding capabilities (fork of Emby). (Source CodeGPL-2.0 C#
  • MistServer – Streaming media server that works well in any streaming environment. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 C++
  • ReadyMedia – Simple media server software, with the aim of being fully compliant with DLNA/UPnP-AV clients. Formerly known as MiniDLNA. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 C
  • Rygel – Rygel is a UPnP AV MediaServer that allows you to easily share audio, video, and pictures. Media player software may use Rygel to become a MediaRenderer that may be controlled remotely by a UPnP or DLNA Controller. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 C
  • üWave  – üWave is a self-hosted collaborative listening platform. Users take turns playing media—songs, talks, gameplay videos, or anything else—from a variety of media sources like YouTube and SoundCloud. (DemoSource CodeMIT Nodejs

Audio Streaming

  • Ampache – Web based audio/video streaming application. (DemoSource CodeAGPL-3.0 PHP
  • Airsonic – Open-source web-based media streamer and jukebox. A fork of Subsonic’s last open-source release, before it switched licenses. (Source CodeClientsGPL-3.0 Java
  • AzuraCast – A modern and accessible self-hosted web radio management suite. (Source CodeApache-2.0 PHP
  • Beets – Music library manager and MusicBrainz tagger (command-line and Web interface). (Source CodeMITPython
  • CherryMusic – Minimalistic Web-Mediaplayer. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 Python
  • cloudtunes  – Web-based music player for the cloud. MIT Python
  • Compactd – Remote music player that supports adding content. MIT Nodejs
  • FriendsRadio  – Share music with your friends from Youtube and Soundcloud. (DemoMIT Nodejs
  • Funkwhale – A modern, web-based, convivial, multi-user and free music server. (DemoSource CodeBSD-3-ClausePython/Django
  • GNU FM – Running music community websites, alternative to (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 PHP
  • Groove Basin – Music player server with a web-based user interface inspired by Amarok 1.4. MIT Nodejs
  • koel – Personal music streaming server that works. (Source CodeMIT PHP
  • LibreTime – Simple, open source platform that lets you broadcast streaming radio on the web (fork of Airtime). (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 PHP
  • LMS – Access your self-hosted music using a web interface. (DemoGPL-3.0 C++
  • Mopidy – Extensible music server. Offers a superset of the mpd API, as well as integration with 3rd party services like Spotify, SoundCloud etc. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Python
    • Moped – Responsive HTML5 + Javascript client for the Mopidy music server. MIT HTML5
    • Mopidy MusicBox – Web Client for Mopidy Music Server. Apache-2.0 HTML5
    • Mopidy-Party – Mopidy web extension designed for party! Let your guests manage the sound. Apache-2.0Python
  • mpd – Daemon to remotely play music, stream music, handle and organize playlists. Many clients available. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 C++
    • ympd – Standalone MPD Web GUI written in C, utilizing Websockets and Bootstrap/JS. (Source CodeGPL-2.0C
  • mStream – Music streaming server with GUI management tools. Runs on Mac, Windows, and Linux. (DemoSource CodeGPL-2.0 Nodejs
  • Music Browser – Browser and streamer for your music collection. It is runs on most operating systems, and is light enough to run flawlessly on NAS devices. GPL-3.0 PHP
  • musikcube – Streaming audio server with Linux/macOS/Windows/Android clients. (Source CodeBSD-3-Clause C++
  • Polaris – Music browsing and streaming application optimized for large music collections, ease of use and high performance. MIT Rust
  • Sonerezh – Self-hosted, web-based application for stream your music, everywhere. (DemoSource CodeGPL-3.0PHP
  • Volumio – A free and open source linux distribution, designed and fine-tuned exclusively for music playback. (Source CodeGPLv3 NodeJS

Video Streaming

  • crtmpserver – High performance RTMP/RTSP streaming server. GPL-3.0 C++
  • CyTube – CyTube is a web application providing media synchronization, chat, and more for an arbitrary number of channels. (DemoMIT Nodejs
  • Hellowlol HTPC Manager fork – Fully responsive interface to manage all your favorite media on your HTPC. (Source CodeMIT Python
  • Myflix – Self-hosted, super lightweight Netflix alternative. MIT Shell
  • Odd Networks – Open source video management system (VMS) and API for collections and videos with supporting SDKs for Roku, Apple iOS/tvOS, Google Android, and Amazon FireTV. (Source CodeMIT Nodejs
  • Open Streaming Platform – Self-Hosted alternative to Twitch and Youtube Live for live and on-demand video streaming. (DemoMIT Python
  • PeerTube – Decentralized video streaming platform using P2P (BitTorrent) directly in the web browser. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Nodejs
  • Rapidbay – Self-hosted torrent videostreaming service/torrent client that allows searching and playing videos from torrents in the browser or from a Chromecast/AppleTV/Smart TV. MIT Python/Docker
  • Restreamer – Restreamer allows you to do h.264 real-time video streaming on your website without a streaming provider. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Nodejs/Docker
  • ShinobiCE – Open Source CCTV software written in Node with both IP and local camera support. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0/GPL-3.0 Nodejs
  • Streama – Self hosted streaming media server. (Source CodeMIT Java
  • VideoLAN Client (VLC) – Cross-platform multimedia player client and server supporting most multimedia files as well as DVDs, Audio CDs, VCDs, and various streaming protocols. (Source CodeMultiple C
  • Zoneminder – Closed-circuit television (CCTV) software application which supports IP, USB and Analog cameras. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 PHP


  • 411 – Alert Management Web Application. (Source CodeMIT PHP
  • AlertHub  – AlertHub is a simple tool to get alerted from GitHub releases. MIT Nodejs
  • Anchr – Anchr is a toolbox for tiny tasks on the internet, including bookmark collections, URL shortening and (encrypted) image uploads. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 Nodejs
  • Anuko – Anuko provides simple time and project tracking on a selfhosted basis. (DemoSource CodeOther PHP
  • asciiflow – Flow Diagram Drawing Tool. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 Java/JavaScript
  • blynk – Platform with iOS and Android apps to control Arduino, ESP8266, Raspberry Pi and similar microcontroller boards over the Internet. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Java
  • CUPS – The Common Unix Print System uses Internet Printing Protocol (IPP) to support printing to local and network printers. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 C
  • DomainMOD – Application to manage your domains and other internet assets in a central location. DomainMOD includes a Data Warehouse framework that allows you to import your WHM/cPanel web server data so that you can view, export, and report on your data. (DemoSource CodeGPL-3.0 PHP
  • EasyBook Project – Book publishing as easy as it should be. (Source CodeMIT PHP
  • Flox  – Self hosted movie, TV series and anime watch list with a 3-point rating system. Uses The Movie Database backend for information. (DemoMIT PHP
  • formspree  – Just send your form to our URL and we’ll forward it to your email. No PHP, Javascript or sign up required. (DemoSource CodeAGPL-3.0 Python
  • GeneWeb – GeneWeb is an open source genealogy software written in OCaml. It comes with a Web interface and can be used off-line or as a Web service. (DemoSource CodeGPL-2.0 OCAML
  • How Secure Is My Password – Rather than just saying a password is “weak” or “strong”, How Secure is My Password? lets your users know how long it would take someone to crack their password. (DemoMIT Javascript
  • google-webfonts-helper  – Hassle-Free Way to Self-Host Google Fonts. Get eot, ttf, svg, woff and woff2 files + CSS snippets. (DemoMIT Nodejs
  • ytdl-webserver – Docker-ready webserver for downloading youtube videos. MIT Nodejs
  • Kimai – Simple time and project tracking. (DemoSource CodeGPL-3.0 PHP
  • King Phisher – King Phisher is a tool for testing and promoting user awareness by simulating real world phishing attacks. BSD-3-Clause Python
  • Maily Form – Self-hosted service you can use to place forms on static sites. It uses nodemailer and you can host it with Docker. GPL-3.0 Nodejs/Docker
  • Monica – Personal relationship manager, and a new kind of CRM to organize interactions with your friends and family. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 PHP
  • Musical Artifacts – Helping to catalog, preserve and free the artifacts you need to produce music. (Source CodeMIT Ruby
  • nnmm – Super tiny pastebin/url minifier “microservice”. (Source CodeBeerware PHP
  • Notica – Lets you send browser notifications from your terminal to your desktop or phone. No installation or registration is required. (Source CodeMIT Nodejs
  • Ombi – A content request system for Plex/Emby, connects to SickRage, CouchPotato, Sonarr, with a growing feature set. (DemoSource CodeGPL-2.0 C#
  • PassCheck – A web application featuring some handy password tools, including a password generator, strength checker and HaveIBeenPwned breach checker. (Source CodeMIT JavaScript
  • ReleaseBell – Send release notifications for starred Github repos. (Source CodeMIT Nodejs
  • revealjs – Framework for easily creating beautiful presentations using HTML. (DemoSource CodeMIT JavaScript
  • SANE Network Scanning – Allow remote clients to access image acquisition devices (scanners) available on the local host. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 C
  • Trello Burndown  – Easy to use SCRUM burndown chart for Trello boards. MIT Go/Docker
  • Ulterius – Ulterius is an open-source remote desktop software with lots of awesome functions. (DemoSource CodeMPL-2.0 C#
  • ViMbAdmin – Provides a web based virtual mailbox administration system to allow mail administrators to easily manage domains, mailboxes and aliases. (DemoSource CodeGPL-3.0 PHP
  • visualCaptcha – Configurable captcha solution, focusing on accessibility and simplicity whilst maintaining security. (DemoSource CodeMIT PHP/Nodejs/Ruby/Python
  • Web fonts repository – A simple webfont hosting. Google Fonts alternative for your own fonts. MIT PHP
  • webtrees – Webtrees is the web’s leading on-line collaborative genealogy application. (DemoSource CodeGPL-3.0 PHP

Money, Budgeting and Management

See also

  • Akaunting – Akaunting is a free, online and open source accounting software designed for small businesses and freelancers. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 PHP
  • BTCPay Server – A self-hosted Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies payment processor. (DemoSource CodeMITC#
  • Benedetto – Bennedetto is a simple, turn-based budget management app. GPL-3.0 Python
  • Boodle – Simple accounting single-page application in Clojure and ClojureScript. EPL-1.0 Clojure
  • Budget App – Budget App is an open source personal budgeting application. Apache-2.0 Java
  • Dot Ledger – Web-based personal finance management tool. (DemoSource CodeApache-2.0 Ruby
  • Economizzer – An easy and secure system for you to manage your personal money and achieve your goals, and can be accessed by computer, tablet or smartphone. (DemoSource CodeMIT PHP
  • ExMoney – Self-hosted personal finance app. ISC Elixir
  • Firefly III – Firefly III is a modern financial manager. It helps you to keep track of your money and make budget forecasts. It supports credit cards, has an advanced rule engine and can import data from many banks. It’s powered by Laravel and requires PHP7.2. (DemoSource CodeGPL-3.0 PHP
  • Fava – Fava is the web frontend of Beancount, a text based double-entry accounting system. (DemoSource CodeMIT Python
  • Galette – Galette is a membership management web application towards non profit organizations. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 PHP
  • GRR – Assets management and booking for small/medium companies. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 PHP
  • Hospital Run – Hospital Run is offline enabled hospital management software. (Source CodeDemoGPL-3.0Nodejs
  • Inventaire – Collaborative resources mapper project, while yet only focused on exploring books mapping with wikidata and ISBNs. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Nodejs
  • Invoice Ninja – Powerful tool to invoice clients online. (DemoSource CodeAAL PHP
  • InvoicePlane – Manage quotes, invoices, payments and customers for your small business. (DemoSource CodeMIT PHP
  • IHateMoney – Manage your shared expenses, easily. (DemoSource CodeBSD-3-Clause Python
  • Kresus – Open source personal finance manager. (DemoSource CodeMIT Nodejs
  • PartKeepr – PartKeepr is an electronic part inventory management software. It helps you to keep track of your available parts and assist you with re-ordering parts. (DemoSource CodeGPL-3.0 PHP
  • SilverStrike – Personal finance management made easy. (DemoSource CodeMIT Python/Django
  • StockazNG – Asset Management System. MIT Python


See and–metric-collection

Note-taking and Editors

See also Wikis

  • BulletNotes – Workflowy / Dynalist clone with Kanban (Trello) and Calendar functionality. Organize everything. (Source CodeMIT Nodejs
  • Boostnote – The note-taking app for programmers that focuses on markdown, snippets, and customizability. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 JavaScript
  • CodiMD – Realtime collaborative markdown notes on all platforms, formerly HackMD CE. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0Node.js
  • dillinger – The last Markdown editor, ever. (Source CodeMIT Nodejs
  • Dnote – A simple and encrypted notebook for developers. Protect your privacy and stay focused. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Go
  • DocPHT – With DocPHT you can take notes and quickly document anything and without the use of any database. (DemoSource CodeMIT PHP
  • – Diagram software for making flowcharts, process diagrams, org charts, UML, ER and network diagrams. (Source CodeApache-2.0 JavaScript
  • Joplin – Joplin is a note taking application with Markdown editor and encryption support for mobile and desktop platforms. Runs client-side and syncs through self hosted Nextcloud or similar. Consider it like open source alternative to Evernote. (Source CodeMIT Nodejs
  • Leanote – Leanote, Not Just A Notepad! Open source cloud notepad. (DemoSource CodeGPL-2.0 Go
  • Markdown Edit – Online markdown editor/viewer. (Source CodeMIT HTML5
  • Meemo – Personal notes stream with Markdown support. (Source CodeMIT Nodejs
  • minimalist-web-notepad – Minimalist clone. Apache-2.0 PHP
  • MiniNote – Simple Markdown note-taking app with persistence. MIT Nodejs
  • OpenNote – OpenNote was built to be an open web-based alternative to Microsoft OneNote (T) and EverNote. (DemoMIT HTML5
  • Paperwork – OpenSource note-taking and archiving alternative to Evernote, Microsoft OneNote and Google Keep. (Source CodeMIT PHP
  • savepad – Minimalist notepad based on MIT PHP
  • ShareLaTex – Web-based collaborative LaTeX editor. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Ruby
  • Standard Notes – Simple and private notes app. Protect your privacy while getting more done. That’s Standard Notes. (DemoSource CodeGPL-3.0 Ruby
  • turndown – HTML to Markdown converter written in JavaScript. (Source CodeMIT Javascript
  • Trilium Notes – Trilium Notes is a hierarchical note taking application with focus on building large personal knowledge bases. AGPL-3.0 Nodejs
  • Turtl – Totally private personal database and note taking app. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 CommonLisp

Office Suites

  • Collabora Online Development Edition – Collabora Online Development Edition (CODE) is a powerful LibreOffice-based online office that supports all major document, spreadsheet and presentation file formats, which you can integrate in your own infrastructure. (Source CodeMPL-2.0 C++
  • CryptPad – CryptPad is the zero knowledge realtime collaborative editor (rich-text, files, source-code, …). (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Nodejs
  • EtherCalc – Web spreadsheet. (Source CodeCPAL-1.0/Other Nodejs
  • EtherDraw – Intuitive collaborative drawing web based tool. Apache-2.0 Nodejs
  • Etherpad – Etherpad is a highly customizable Open Source online editor providing collaborative editing in really real-time. (DemoSource CodeApache-2.0 Nodejs
  • Infinoted – Server for Gobby, a multi-platform collaborative text editor. (Source CodeMIT C++
  • ONLYOFFICE – Office suite that enables you to manage documents, projects, team and customer relations in one place. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Nodejs
  • PHPOffice – PHPOffice contains libraries which permits to write and read files from most office suites. LGPL-3.0PHP
  • WebODF – Tools and libraries to view and edit Open Document Format (ODF) files. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 HTML5

Password Managers

  • Bitwarden – Password manager with webapp, browser extension, and mobile app. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 C#
  • keeweb – This webapp is a browser and desktop password manager compatible with KeePass databases. (Source CodeMIT HTML5
  • Passbolt – Password manager dedicated for managing passwords in a collaborative way on any Web server, using a MySQL database backend. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 PHP
  • PassIt – Simple password manage with sharing features by group and user, but no administration interface. (DemoSource CodeAGPL-3.0 Python
  • Psono – A promising password managers fully featured for teams. (DemoSource CodeApache-2.0 Python
  • sysPass – Multiuser password management system. (DemoSource CodeGPL-3.0 PHP
  • Teampass – Password manager dedicated for managing passwords in a collaborative way. One symmetric key is used to encrypt all shared/team passwords and stored server side in a file and the database. works on any server Apache, MySQL and PHP. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 PHP


  • 0bin – Client side encrypted pastebin. WTFPL Python
  • bepasty – A pastebin for all kinds of files. (Source CodeBSD-2-Clause Python
  • bin – a paste bin. (DemoWTFPL/0BSD Rust
  • CoderVault – Open source, self-hosted, snippet manager. (Source CodeMIT Ruby
  • cryptonote – Simple open source web application that lets users encrypt and share messages that can only be read once. (Source CodeMIT Ruby
  • EdPaste – Self-hosted pastebin written in Laravel (PHP Framework). (DemoMIT PHP
  • fiche – Command line pastebin, all you need is netcat. (DemoMIT C
  • Fugacious – Open source short-term secure messaging (OSSSM). (Source CodeCC0-1.0 Ruby
  • GIST – GIST is an open-source application to share code. (DemoGPL-3.0 PHP
  • hastebin – Open source pastebin written in node.js. (DemoSource CodeMIT Nodejs
  • Modern Paste – Modern pastebin with a contemporary, minimalistic user interface backed by a robust feature set. (Source CodeMIT Python
  • mojopaste – Perl based pastebin. (DemoSource CodeArtistic-2.0 Perl
  • NoteHub – Free and Hassle-free Pastebin for Markdown Pages. Simple, clean, password provided, generated-short link. MIT Nodejs
  • Paste – Paste is forked from the original source used before it was bought. (Source CodeGPL-3.0PHP
  • pastebin – Simple pastebin service with convenient api and CLI. (DemoMIT Go
  • Pastebin – Modern self-hosted pastebin service with a restful API. MIT Go
  • pb – Lightweight pastebin (and url shortener) built using flask. GPL-3.0 Python
  • pbnh – Pastebin inspired from project pb and hastebin, with an API and a SQL-based backend. MIT Python
  • PrivateBin – PrivateBin is a minimalist, opensource online pastebin/discussion board where the server has zero knowledge of hosted data. (DemoSource CodeZlib PHP
  • SharpPaste – Cross-platform C# pastebin with client-side AES-256 encryption that just works. (DemoMITC#/NancyFX
  • Snibox – Code snippets manager with attractive tag-oriented interface. (DemoSource CodeMIT Ruby
  • snipt – Long-term memory for coders. Share and store code snippets. (Source CodeMIT Python
  • Stikked – Advanced and beautiful pastebin. (DemoGPL-3.0 PHP
  • Sup3rS3cretMes5age – Very simple (to deploy and to use) secret message service using Hashicorp Vault as a secrets storage. MIT Go
  • tastebin – Updated version of hastebin plus additional features. Apache-2.0 Nodejs

Personal Dashboards

See also Monitoring

  • Baby Buddy – Helps caregivers track baby sleep, feedings, diaper changes, and tummy time. (DemoBSD-2-ClausePython
  • Dj Diabetes – My Glucose Manager – follow your daily health. BSD-3-Clause Python
  • Habitica – Habit tracker app which treats your goals like a Role Playing Game. Previously called HabitRPG. (Source CodeGPL-3.0/CC-BY-NC-SA-3.0/CC-BY-SA-3.0 Nodejs
  • Heimdall – Heimdall is an elegant solution to organise all your web applications. (Source CodeMIT PHP
  • Homepage – Simple, standalone, self-hosted PHP page that is your window to your server and the web. MIT PHP
  • iDashboard-PHP – HTPC Dashboard to load website services. MIT PHP
  • Organizr – Organizr aims to be your one stop shop for your Servers Frontend. GPL-3.0 PHP
  • simple-dash – A simple, fully responsive Dashboard to forward to the services of your choice. (DemoMITJavascript
  • Tipboard – In-house, tasty, local dashboarding system. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Python
  • wger – Web-based personal workout, fitness and weight logger/tracker. It can also be used as a simple gym management utility and offers a full REST API as well. (DemoSource CodeAGPL-3.0 Python

Photo and Video Galleries

  • Chevereto Free – Powerful and fast image hosting script that allows you to create your very own full featured image hosting website in just minutes. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 PHP
  • Coppermine – Multilingual photo gallery that integrates with various bulletin boards. Includes upload approval and password protected albums. (DemoSource CodeGPL-3.0 PHP
  • CumulusClips – Your own video sharing website with CumulusClips video sharing script. You can build a YouTube clone where users can upload, rate, comment on videos, and much more. (DemoGPL-2.0 PHP
  • Gallery CSS – Gallery.css is all CSS. Think: Simple, maintainable and understandable galleries without the use of Javascript. (Source CodeMIT CSS
  • Lychee – Open source grid and album based photo-management-system. (Source CodeMIT PHP
  • MediaDrop – Video, audio and podcast publication platform. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 Python
  • Mediagoblin – Free software media publishing platform that anyone can run. You can think of it as a decentralized alternative to Flickr, YouTube, SoundCloud, etc. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Python
  • MinigalNano – MinigalNano is a very simple image gallery. It adheres to the KISS principle and is very easy to install. MinigalNano does not have a web admin interface: You just upload your images in the photo folder on your server (using FTP, SFTP). AGPL-3.0 PHP
  • OwnPhotos – Self hosted wannabe Google Photos clone, with a slight focus on cool graphs. MIT Python
  • Photato – Self-hosted photo gallery, accessible through a responsive WebUI. Directly uses and indexes a specific folder in the filesystem. AGPL-3.0 Java
  • Photofloat – Web 2.0 Photo Gallery Done Right via Static JSON and Dynamic Javascript. (DemoGPL-2.0 Python
  • PhotoLight – The easiest photo gallery there is. GPL-3.0 PHP
  • Photonix – A new web-based photo management application with object recognition, location awareness, color analysis and other ML algorithms. (DemoSource CodeAGPL-3.0 Python
  • PhotoPrism – Personal photo management powered by Go and Google TensorFlow. Browse, organize, and share your personal photo collection, using the latest technologies to automatically tag and find pictures. (Source CodeMITGo
  • Photoshow – Responsive Web Gallery. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 PHP
  • Piwigo – Photo gallery software for the web, built by an active community of users and developers. (DemoSource CodeGPL-2.0 PHP
  • Plumi – Create your own sophisticated video-sharing site. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 Python
  • Quru Image Server – High performance dynamically resizing image server offering directory based access control cropping, rotation, color management and other tools. (DemoSource CodeAGPL-3.0 Python
  • sigal – Yet another simple static gallery generator. MIT Python
  • UberGallery – UberGallery is an easy to use, simple to manage, web photo gallery. UberGallery does not require a database and supports JPEG, GIF and PNG file types. Simply upload your images and UberGallery will automatically generate thumbnails and output HTML. (Source CodeMIT PHP
  • Videobin – Simple video upload and sharing service with transcoding. (DemoSource CodeGPL-3.0 Python
  • Zenphoto – Open-source gallery and CMS project. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 PHP

Polls and Events

  • Calagator – Event aggregator. (Source CodeMIT Ruby
  • Clerk – Simple event logger to keep track of periodic events, habits, etc. as they occur. GPL-3.0 PHP
  • dudle – Online scheduling application. (DemoSource CodeAGPL-3.0 Ruby
  • Fider – Open source alternative to UserVoice for customer feedback. (DemoSource CodeMIT Go
  • Framadate – Online service for planning an appointment or make a decision quickly and easily: Make a poll, Define dates or subjects to choose, Send the poll link to your friends or colleagues, Discuss and make a decision. (DemoSource CodeCECILL-B PHP
  • Kyélà – Participation polls for group events. (DemoSource CodeAGPL-3.0 PHP
  • LimeSurvey – Feature-rich Open Source web based polling software. Supports extensive survey logic. (DemoSource codeGPL-2.0 PHP
  • Nuages – Collaborative meeting poll system, similar to doodle or rdvz. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 Python
  • PHPBack – The open source feedback system. (DemoSource CodeGPL-3.0 PHP

Booking and Scheduling

  • – The open source ticket reservation system. (DemoSource CodeGPL-3.0 Java
  • Booked – A web-based calendar and resource scheduling system that allows administered management of reservations on any number of resources. (DemoSource CodeGPL-3.0 PHP
  • Easy!Appointments – A highly customizable web application that allows your customers to book appointments with you via the web. (DemoSource CodeGPL-3.0 PHP


  • http2-serverpush-proxy – Reverse proxy that helps to automatically utilize HTTP/2.0’s server push mechanism for static websites. Available as middleware and standalone application. MIT Nodejs
  • imgproxy – Fast and secure standalone server for resizing and converting remote images. It works great when you need to resize multiple images on the fly without preparing a ton of cached resized images or re-doing it every time the design changes. MIT Go/Docker
  • iodine – IPv4 over DNS tunnel solution, enabling you to start up a socks5 proxy listener. (Source CodeISC C
  • microproxy – lightweight non-caching HTTP/HTTPS proxy server. MIT Go
  • miniProxy – Simple web proxy written in PHP that can allow you to bypass Internet content filters, or to browse the internet anonymously. Only one php file. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 PHP
  • Oranjeproxy – Anonymizing web proxy. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 PHP
  • PHP-Proxy – Web proxy script built specifically to be fast, easy to modify and to support video sites such as YouTube. (DemoSource CodeMIT PHP
  • Pomerium – An identity-aware reverse proxy, successor to now obsolete oauth_proxy. It inserts an OAuth step before proxying your request to the backend, so that you can safely expose your self-hosted websites to public Internet. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Go
  • Pound – Light-weight reverse proxy and load balancer for HTTP/HTTPS. GPL-2.0 C
  • Privoxy – Non-caching web proxy with advanced filtering capabilities for enhancing privacy, modifying web page data and HTTP headers, controlling access, and removing ads and other obnoxious Internet junk. GPL-2.0 C
  • Redbird – A modern reverse proxy for node that includes cluster, HTTP2, LetsEncrypt, and Docker support. BSD-2-Clause Javascript
  • socks5-proxy-server – SOCKS5 proxy server with built-in authentication and Telegram-bot for user management and user statistics on data spent (handy when you pay per GB of data). It is dockerised and simple to install. Apache-2.0NodeJS
  • SOCKS5Engine – Lightweight & resource-efficient SOCKS5 proxy server, optimized for high-load. AGPL-3.0 Go
  • Squid – Caching proxy for the Web supporting HTTP, HTTPS, FTP, and more. It reduces bandwidth and improves response times by caching and reusing frequently-requested web pages. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 C
  • Swiperproxy – Lightning-fast, open source web proxy that is easy for you to run and customize. (Source CodeMITPython
  • Tinyproxy – Light-weight HTTP/HTTPS proxy daemon. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 C
  • Traefik – Træfɪk is a modern HTTP reverse proxy and load balancer made to deploy microservices with ease. It supports several backends (Docker, Swarm, Mesos/Marathon, …) to manage its configuration automatically and dynamically. (Source CodeMIT Go

Read it Later Lists

  • Nunux Keeper – Your personal content curation service. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 Nodejs
  • Wallabag – Wallabag, formerly Poche, is a web application allowing you to save articles to read them later with improved readability. (DemoSource CodeMIT PHP

Resource Planning

  • farmOS – Web-based farm record keeping application. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 PHP
  • Grocy – grocy is a web-based selfhosted groceries management solution for your home, available in English, German, Italian and Norwegian. (DemoSource CodeMIT PHP
  • Tania – Tania is a free and open source farming management system for everyone. You can manage your areas, reservoirs, farm tasks, inventories, and the crop growing progress. Apache-2.0 Go

Enterprise Resource Planning

  • ERPNext – Free open source ERP system. (DemoSource CodeGPL-3.0 Python
  • LedgerSMB – Integrated accounting and ERP system for small and midsize businesses, with double entry accounting, budgeting, invoicing, quotations, projects, orders and inventory management, shipping and more. (DemoSource CodeGPL-2.0 Perl
  • Odoo – Free open source ERP system. (DemoSource CodeLGPL-3.0 Python
  • Tryton – Free open source business solution. (DemoSource CodeGPL-3.0 Python

Search Engines

Software Development

Project Management

See also TicketingTask management/To-do listsawesome-sysadmin/Code Review

  • Bonobo Git Server – Set up your own self hosted git server on IIS for Windows. Manage users and have full control over your repositories with a nice user friendly graphical interface. (Source CodeMIT C#
  • Fossil – Distributed version control system featuring wiki and bug tracker. BSD-2-Clause-FreeBSD C
  • Goodwork – Self hosted project management and collaboration tool powered by Laravel & VueJS. (DemoMIT PHP
  • Gitblit – Pure Java stack for managing, viewing, and serving Git repositories. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Java
  • gitbucket – The easily installable GitHub clone powered by Scala. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Scala/Java
  • Gitea – Community managed fork of Gogs, lightweight code hosting solution. (DemoSource CodeMIT Go
  • GitLab – Self Hosted Git repository management, code reviews, issue tracking, activity feeds and wikis. (DemoSource CodeMIT Ruby
  • Gitlist – Web-based git repository browser – GitList allows you to browse repositories using your favorite browser, viewing files under different revisions, commit history and diffs. (Source CodeBSD-3-Clause PHP
  • Gitolite – Gitolite allows you to setup git hosting on a central server, with fine-grained access control and many more powerful features. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 Perl
  • GitPrep – Portable Github clone. (DemoSource CodeArtistic-2.0 Perl
  • Git WebUI – Standalone web based user interface for git repositories. Apache-2.0 Python
  • Gogs – Painless self-hosted Git Service written in Go. (DemoSource CodeMIT Go
  • Kallithea – Source code management system that supports two leading version control systems, Mercurial and Git, with a web interface. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 Python
  • Klaus – Simple, easy-to-set-up Git web viewer that Just Works. ISC Python
  • Lavagna – Lavagna is an open-source issue/project management tool designed for small teams. Lightweight, pure Java, easy to install, easy to use. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 Java
  • Octobox  – Take back control of your GitHub Notifications. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Ruby
  • OpenProject – OpenProject is a web-based project management system. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 Ruby
  • Phabricator – Collection of web applications that help build better software. (DemoSource CodeApache-2.0 PHP
  • Phproject – High performance full-featured project management system. (DemoSource CodeGPL-3.0 PHP
  • ProjeQtOr – A complete, mature, multi-user project management system with extensive functionality for all phases of a project. (DemoSource CodeAGPL-3.0 PHP
  • Redmine – Redmine is a flexible project management web application. (DemoSource CodeGPL-2.0 Ruby
  • RhodeCode – RhodeCode is an open source platform for software development teams. It unifies and simplifies repository management for Git, Subversion, and Mercurial. (DemoSource CodeAGPL-3.0 Python
  • SCM Manager – The easiest way to share and manage your Git, Mercurial and Subversion repositories over http. (Source CodeBSD-3-Clause Java
  • Taiga – Agile Project Management Tool based on the Kanban and Scrum methods. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Python
  • Trac – Trac is an enhanced wiki and issue tracking system for software development projects. BSD-3-Clause Python
  • Tuleap – Tuleap is a libre suite to plan, track, code and collaborate on software projects. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 PHP

Bug Trackers

See Ticketing


  • Babelfish – Self-hosted server for source code parsing. It can parse any file, in any supported language, extract an Abstract Syntax Tree from it, and convert it to a Universal Abstract Syntax Tree which can enable further analysis and transformation. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 Go
  • Code-Server – Visual Studio Code in the browser, hosted on a remote server. (Source CodeMIT Nodejs/Docker
  • Eclipse Che – Open source workspace server and cloud IDE. (Source CodeEPL-1.0 Docker/Java
  • ICEcoder – ICEcoder is a web IDE / browser based code editor, which allows you to develop websites directly within the web browser. (DemoSource CodeMIT PHP
  • JS Bin – Open source collaborative web development debugging tool. (Source CodeMIT Nodejs
  • Judge0 API – Open source API to compile and run source code. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 Ruby
  • Koding – The simplest way to manage your entire Dev Infrastructure. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Nodejs
  • Microglark – Hacky minimalistic remote pair programming editor. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Nodejs
  • Regexr – RegExr is a HTML/JS based tool for creating, testing, and learning about Regular Expressions. (Source CodeMIT Nodejs
  • RequestBin – Inspect HTTP requests. Debug webhooks. MIT python
  • RStudio Server – Web browser based IDE for R. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Java/C++
  • sourcegraph – Sourcegraph is a fast, open-source, fully-featured code search and navigation engine written in Go. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Go
  • Wide – Web-based IDE for Teams using Go programming language/Golang. (DemoApache-2.0 Go

Continuous Integration

See awesome-sysadmin/Continuous Integration & Continuous Deployment

UX testing

  • Uier – Codeless or low-code User Experience test editing and management using Selenium to perform testing or UI automation. Uier tends to be a free self hostable alternative to Applitools, Endtest, Ghost Inspector, Usetrace, Screenster and many others. Apache-2.0 Nodejs
  • Selenoid – Lightweight Selenium hub implementation launching browsers within Docker containers. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Go
  • Zalenium – Allows anyone to have a disposable and flexible Docker-based Selenium Grid infrastructure featuring video recording, live preview and online/offline dashboards. Apache-2.0 Java/Shell


Serverless computing on Wikipedia

  • fx – fx is a tool to help you do Function as a Service with painless on your own servers. MIT Go
  • IronFunctions – The serverless microservices platform by iron.ioApache-2.0 Go
  • LocalStack – LocalStack is a fully functional local AWS cloud stack. This includes Lambda for serverless computation. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Python/Other
  • OpenFaaS – Serverless Functions Made Simple for Docker & Kubernetes. (Source CodeMIT Go

API Management

  • DreamFactory – Turns any SQL/NoSQL/Structured data into Restful API. (Source CodeApache-2.0 PHP
  • Endpoint – Super simple mock HTTP API endpoints that return static JSON data, for testing webhooks and client libraries in development. MIT Nodejs
  • Fusio – Open-source API management platform which helps to build and manage REST APIs. (DemoSource CodeAGPL-3.0 PHP
  • Hapttic – Simple HTTP server that forwards all requests to a shell script to handle webhooks you receive. Apache-2.0 Go
  • Kong – The World’s Most Popular Open Source Microservice API Gateway and Platform. (Source CodeApache-2.0Lua
  • Para – Flexible and modular backend framework/server for object persistence, API development and authentication. (Source CodeApache-2.0 Java
  • Tyk – Fast and scalable open source API Gateway. Out of the box, Tyk offers an API Management Platform with an API Gateway, API Analytics, Developer Portal and API Management Dashboard. (Source CodeMPL-2.0 Go

Documentation Generators

See also Static site generators

  • Docstore – Static document hosting without any server-side processing, does not require you to recompile every time you change an article. Clone the repository and add articles in the text/ directory to get started. (Source CodeBSD-3-Clause Javascript
  • Flatdoc – Small Javascript file that fetches Markdown files and renders them as full pages. MIT Javascript
  • markdown-tree – Serve a hierarchy / tree directory of markdown files. Use intended for small sites built in markdown. MIT Ruby
  • Read the Docs – Host documentation, making it fully searchable and easy to find; import your docs using any major version control system, including Mercurial, Git, Subversion, and Bazaar. (DemoSource CodeMIT Python


  • Accent – Open-source, self-hosted, developer-oriented translation tool. (Source CodeBSD-3-Clause Elixir
  • Pootle – Online translation and localization tool. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 Python
  • Weblate – Web-based translation tool with tight version control integration. (DemoSource CodeGPL-3.0 Python
  • Zanata – Web-based translation platform for translators, content creators and developers to manage localisation projects. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 Java

Static site generators

See and

Task management/To-do lists

See also Project Management and Ticketing.

  • Crepido – Create (kanban) boards to track users and projects from flat markdown files. MIT Nodejs
  • Kanboard – Simple and open source visual task board. (Source CodeMIT PHP
  • myTinyTodo – Simple way to manage your todo list in AJAX style. Uses PHP, jQuery, SQLite/MySQL. GTD compliant. (DemoSource CodeGPL-2.0 PHP
  • PHP Task/Todo list – Simple task/todo list that uses a JSON text file for the tasks. MIT PHP
  • Restyaboard – Open source Trello-like kanban board. (DemoSource CodeOSL-3.0 PHP
  • scrumblr – Collaborative Online Scrum Tool Using Websockets, Node.js, jQuery, and CSS3. (DemoSource CodeGPL-3.0 Nodejs
  • TaskBoard – Kanban-inspired app for keeping track of things that need to get done. (DemoSource CodeMIT PHP
  • Taskfreak – Simple but efficient web based task manager written in PHP. GPL-3.0 PHP
  • Tasks – Simple tasks and notes manager written in PHP, jQuery and Bootstrap using a custom flat file database. MPL-2.0 PHP
  • Tasks – Kanban based to-do list manager written in Go. MIT Go
  • tasks.php – Simple task/todo list manager. MIT PHP
  • Taskwarrior – Taskwarrior is Free and Open Source Software that manages your TODO list from your command line. It is flexible, fast, efficient, and unobtrusive. It does its job then gets out of your way. (Source CodeMIT C++
  • Tinyissue – Simple Issue Tracking for Teams. MIT PHP
  • todo – Simple todo list manager. (DemoMIT Go
  • todoMini – Mobile friendly zero-feature TODO list web app. Unix philosophy. (DemoSource CodeGPL-3.0PHP/Clojure
  • Tracks – Web-based application to help you implement David Allen’s Getting Things Done™ methodology. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 Ruby
  • Volition – Opinionated open-source task management. (DemoSource CodeMIT Ruby
  • Wekan – Open-source Trello-like kanban. (DemoSource CodeMIT Nodejs


See also Task management/To-do lists and Project Management

  • Bugzilla – General-purpose bugtracker and testing tool originally developed and used by the Mozilla project. MPL-2.0 Perl
  • Bumpy Booby – Simple, responsive and highly customizable PHP bug tracking system. (Source CodeMIT PHP
  • Cerb – Group-based e-mail management project. (Source CodeDPL PHP
  • Deskulu – Opensource helpdesk and ticketing system based on Drupal 7. (DemoGPL-2.0 PHP
  • DiamanteDesk – DiamanteDesk is FREE Open Source easy-to-use help-desk solution. (DemoSource CodeOSL-3.0 PHP
  • django-todo – django-todo is a pluggable, multi-user, multi-group, multi-list todo and ticketing system – a reusable app designed to be dropped into any existing Django project. (Source CodeBSD-3-Clause Python/Django
  • Flyspray – Uncomplicated, web-based bug tracking system. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 PHP
  • FreeScout – Open source clone of Help Scout: email-based customer support application, help desk and shared mailbox. AGPL-3.0 PHP
  • Helpy – Helpy is a modern, open source helpdesk customer support application. Features include knowledgebase, community discussions and support tickets integrated with email. (DemoSource CodeMIT Ruby
  • HuBoard  – Instant project management for your GitHub issues (Connects directly GitHub API). MIT Ruby
  • MantisBT – Self hosted bug tracker, fits best for software development. (Demo), (Source CodeGPL-2.0 PHP
  • OpenSupports – Multi language ticket system with FAQ, role management, metrics and canned response features. (DemoSource CodeGPL-3.0 PHP
  • osTicket – Manage, organize and archive all your support requests and responses in one place. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 PHP
  • OTRS – Trouble ticket system for assigning tickets to incoming queries and tracking further communications. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Perl
  • Request Tracker – An enterprise-grade issue tracking system. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 Perl
  • Sentry On-Premise – A powerful error tracking platform with wide language support and a robust API. (Source CodeBSD-3-Clause Python/Django
  • SIT – SCM-agnostic, file-based, offline-first, immutable issue tracker. (Source CodeMIT Apache-2.0 Rust.
  • TheBugGenie – friendly project management and issue tracking tool, with extensive user rights system. (Source CodeMPL-2.0 PHP
  • Zammad – Easy to use but powerful open-source support and ticketing system. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Ruby

URL Shorteners

  • devShort – A simple and privacy-friendly URL shortener for web developers, admins and all professionals. (DemoMIT PHP
  • Kutt – A modern URL shortener with support for custom domains. (Source CodeMIT Nodejs
  • Link-shortener-bot  – URL shortener using a Telegram Bot. (DemoMIT Ruby
  • Linkr – Beautiful, fast URL shortening. MIT Python/Nodejs
  • liteshort – User-friendly, actually lightweight, and configurable URL shortener. (DemoMIT Python
  • Lstu – Let’s SHorten That Url – Lightweight URL shortener. WTFPL Perl
  • Nimbus – URL shortener and file sharer with a drag-and-drop OS X menu bar client and web interface. MIT Python
  • Polr – Modern, minimalist, modular, and lightweight URL shortener. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 PHP
  • – URL shortener service written in Scala, using Akka-Http and Redis. MIT Scala
  • schort – No login, no javascript, just short links. (DemoCC0-1.0 Python
  • shorturl – Simple URL shortener with very tiny URLs. (DemoMIT Go
  • shuri – SHort URI – Lightweight URL shortener. MIT PHP
  • Simple-URL-Shortener – KISS URL shortener, public or private (with account). Minimalist and lightweight. No dependencies. (DemoMIT PHP
  • url-shortener  – Shitty url shortener, emoji and AI powered. MIT Nodejs
  • URL-Shortener – Make your long links short and only uses lowercase, so you can write and spell them faster. (DemoGPL-3.0 PHP
  • YOURLS – YOURLS is a set of PHP scripts that will allow you to run Your Own URL Shortener. Features include password protection, URL customization, bookmarklets, statistics, API, plugins, jsonp. (Source CodeMIT PHP



Web servers



See also Documentation GeneratorsWikimatrixWiki Engines on WikiIndexList of wiki software on wikipediaComparison of wiki software on wikipedia.

  • BookStack – BookStack is a simple, self-hosted, easy-to-use platform for organizing and storing information. It allows for documentation to be stored in a book like fashion. (DemoSource CodeMIT PHP
  • Cowyo – Cowyo is a feature-rich wiki for minimalists. (DemoMIT Go
  • django-wiki – Wiki system with complex functionality for simple integration and a superb interface. Store your knowledge with style: Use django models. (DemoGPL-3.0 Python
  • Documize – Modern Docs + Wiki software with built-in workflow, single binary executable, just bring MySQL/Percona. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Go
  • Dokuwiki – Easy to use, lightweight, standards-compliant wiki engine with a simple syntax allowing reading the data outside the wiki. All data is stored in plain files, therefore no database is required. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 PHP
  • Gitit – Wiki program that stores pages and uploaded files in a git repository, which can then be modified using the VCS command line tools or the wiki’s web interface. GPL-2.0 Haskell
  • Gollum – Simple, Git-powered wiki with a sweet API and local frontend. MIT Ruby
  • jingo – Git based wiki engine written for node.js, with a decent design, a search capability and good typography. (DemoMIT Nodejs
  • Mediawiki – MediaWiki is a free and open-source wiki software package written in PHP. It serves as the platform for Wikipedia and the other Wikimedia projects, used by hundreds of millions of people each month. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 PHP
  • MoinMoin – Advanced, easy to use and extensible WikiEngine with a large community of users. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 Python
  • Olelo – Olelo is a wiki that stores pages in a Git repository, supports many markup styles and has an extensible, hackable architecture. (DemoMIT Ruby
  • Outline  – An open, extensible, wiki for your team built using React and Node.js. (Source CodeBSD-3-ClauseNodejs
  • Pepperminty Wiki – Complete markdown-powered wiki contained in a single PHP file. (DemoMPL-2.0 PHP
  • PineDocs – Simple, fast, customizable and lightweight site for browsing files. GPL-3.0 PHP
  • PmWiki – Wiki-based system for collaborative creation and maintenance of websites. GPL-3.0 PHP
  • Raneto – Raneto is an open source Knowledgebase platform that uses static Markdown files to power your Knowledgebase. MIT Nodejs
  • Realms – Git-backed wiki inspired by Gollum. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 Python
  • TiddlyWiki – Reusable non-linear personal web notebook. (Source CodeBSD-3-Clause Nodejs
  • Tiki – Wiki CMS Groupware with the most built-in features. (DemoSource CodeLGPL-2.1 PHP
  • TWiki – TWiki is a Perl-based structured wiki application, typically used to run a collaboration platform, knowledge or document management system, a knowledge base, or team portal. (DemoSource CodeGPL-1.0 Perl
  • wiki – Simple Markdown based wiki engine. (DemoMIT Go
  • Wiki.js – Modern, lightweight and powerful wiki app built on NodeJS, Git and Markdown. (DemoAGPL-3.0 Nodejs
  • WiKiss – Wiki, simple to use and install. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 PHP
  • XWiki – Second generation wiki that allows the user to extend its functionalities with a powerful extension-based architecture. (DemoSource CodeLGPL-2.1 Java

Self-hosting Solutions

  • 1Backend – Self-host web apps, microservices and lambdas on your server. Advanced features enable service reuse and composition. AGPL-3.0 Go
  • Ansible-NAS – Build a full-featured home server with this playbook and an Ubuntu box. MIT YAML/Docker
  • DietPi – Minimal Debian OS optimized for single-board computers, which allows you to easily install and manage several services for selfhosting at home. (Source CodeGPL-2.0 Shell
  • DockSTARTer – DockSTARTer helps you get started with home server apps running in Docker. (Source CodeMITShell
  • DPlatform – Deploy self-hosted apps easily: simple, bloat-free, independent installation. (Source CodeMIT Shell
  • FreedomBone – Home server configuration based on Debian. (Source CodeAGPL-3.0 Shell
  • FreedomBox – Community project to develop, design and promote personal servers running free software for private, personal, communications. GPL-3.0 Python/Other
  • FreeNAS – Network-attached storage (NAS) software based on FreeBSD and the OpenZFS file system. Support for SMB, AFP, NFS, iSCSI, SSH, rsync and FTP/TFTP protocols. Advanced features include full-disk encryption and plug-ins. (Source CodeBSD-3-Clause Python/Other
  • HomelabOS – Your very own offline-first privacy-centric open-source data-center. MIT Docker
  • OpenMediaVault – OpenMediaVault is the next generation network attached storage (NAS) solution based on Debian Linux. It contains services like SSH, (S)FTP, SMB/CIFS, DAAP media server, RSync, BitTorrent client and many more. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 PHP
  • Piratebox – DIY anonymous offline file-sharing and communications system built with free software and inexpensive off-the-shelf hardware. (Source Code). GPL-3.0 Python/Other
  • Puffin – Lightweight webapp catalog based on containers, with user interface à la mobile app store. AGPL-3.0Python/Docker
  • Sandstorm – Personal server for running self-hosted apps easily and securely. (DemoSource CodeApache-2.0C++/Other
  • sovereign – Set of Ansible playbooks to build and maintain your own private cloud: email, calendar, contacts, file sync, IRC bouncer, VPN, and more. GPL-3.0 YAML/Other
  • Syncloud – Your own online file storage, social network or email server. (Source CodeGPL-3.0 Python/Other
  • UBOS – Linux distro that runs on indie boxes (personal servers and IoT devices). Single-command installation and management of apps – Jenkins, Mediawiki, Owncloud, WordPress, etc., and other features. GPL-3.0 Perl/Other
  • WikiSuite – The most comprehensive and integrated Free / Libre / Open Source software suite ever developed. (Source CodeMultiple ClearOS
  • YunoHost – Server operating system aiming to make self-hosting accessible to everyone. (DemoSource CodeAGPL-3.0 Python/Other


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